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2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo (June 20, 2019):  “We must band together and build momentum to defeat human trafficking. We must hold the perpetrators of this heinous crime accountable. We must achieve justice for survivors as they rebuild their lives. We must reinvigorate our shared commitment to extinguish human trafficking wherever it exists. There is ...
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Statement on North Macedonia’s opening of accession talks with the EU this year

Charge d’Affaires Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm statement for MRT on North Macedonia’s opening of accession talks with the EU this year June 19, 209 MRT: Have you noticed that we did not get a date for opening EU accession negotiations.  Can you comment on that? Charge d’Affaires:  Sure.  As you know, we are not a voting member ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm Remarks at the Opening of Decisive Strike Exercise

Remarks at Opening of “Decisive Strike” Exercise at Krivolak June 5, 2019   Thank you Deputy Minister Maksuti, Major General Arsovski, Deputy Minister Umbrasas, Ambassadors, soldiers, it is a pleasure to be here to launch the Decisive Strike exercise! I want to thank and applaud North Macedonia and the Army of the Republic of North ...
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Remarks by Chargé d ’Affaires Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm at the “Next Steps Towards NATO” Seminar

Remarks by Chargé d ’Affaires Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm at the “Next Steps Towards NATO” Seminar in the Parliament May 29, 2019 Speaker Xhaferi, Ambassador Gerberich, Deputy Director Bareihs, Members of the Parliament, Marshall Center and NATO Professors, ladies and gentlemen: It really is my pleasure to be here today to launch this seminar and to kick-off the discussions ...
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