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Consul General Waller Visits the Kurdish Heritage Institute in Sulaymaniya

Consul General Rob Waller visited the Kurdish Heritage Museum and met with the director of the museum Mazhar Khaleqi and the museum staff. The U.S. has provided a grant to the Institute to complete their “Digitalizing the Kurdish Heritage Institute Collection” project! Soon all these artifacts and documents will be searchable from anywhere in the ...
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Consul General Participates in the “One Million Oak Tree Planting” Campaign

During his recent visit to Gali Ali Beg Waterfall, U.S. Consul General Rob Waller, Soran Mayor Halgurd Sheikh Najeeb, and Omer Bradosti, the founder of the “One Million Oak Tree Planting” project, planted 10 oak trees for a greener and better ecosystem in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (IKR). Oak trees comprise the majority of the ...
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ACCEPTANCE ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Paris Climate Agreement JANUARY 20, 2021 ACCEPTANCE ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America, having seen and considered the Paris Agreement, done at Paris on December 12, 2015, do hereby accept the said Agreement and every article and clause thereof on behalf ...
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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. JANUARY 20, 2021 • SPEECHES AND REMARKS The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day ...
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U.S. Senior Delegation Visits Erbil

Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq Affairs David Copley accompanied by U.S. Ambassador Matthew Tueller visited Erbil December 9th and 10th and met with IKR political leadership, including KDP President Masoud Barzani, IKR President Nechirvan Barzani, PUK Co-Leader Bafel Talabani, KRG PM Masrour Barzani, and KRG High ...
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