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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with DRC President Felix Tshisekedi

For Immediate Release READOUT April 3, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with DRC President Felix Tshisekedi The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi in Washington, D.C. They discussed the future of U.S.-DRC relations following the country’s historic transfer ...
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President Tshisekedi’s April 2019 Visit to the United States

Date: March 27, 2019 Subject: President Tshisekedi’s April 2019 Visit to the United States The United States welcomes President Felix Tshisekedi’s visit to Washington next week. This will be President Tshisekedi’s first trip outside of Africa since his inauguration. His decision to make Washington his first stop is a reflection of our shared commitment to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (March 16, 2019)

Location:  Kinshasa Event:  Please be advised that there are protestors demonstrating in the Gombe and Limete areas.  There are multiple groups marching throughout the city to include on Boulevard 30 June.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area of Boulevard 30 June at this time.  Casualties have been reported.  U.S. Embassy Kinshasa personnel have been directed to ...
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Statement by Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy

Date: March 15, 2019 Subject: United States to Work with Tshisekedi Administration to Build a More Prosperous Congo On December 30, the Congolese people voted for change. This historic, peaceful change in leadership provides an opportunity for the United States to work with the new Tshisekedi Administration in order to usher in broad social and ...
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Ambassador Hammer visits eastern DRC

Date: March 14, 2019 Subject: Ambassador Hammer visits eastern DRC, deepens understanding of Congolese challenges and potential The United States Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Mike Hammer traveled to Butembo, Bukavu, Bisie and Goma March 8 to 13 as past of his mission to find ways to best strengthen relations with all regions of the DRC, including specifically ...
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