Monthly Archives: September 2017

Africa: Nigeria National Day

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the Government of Nigeria and the Nigerian people as you celebrate your national independence on October 1.

The United States and Nigeria have a strong and enduring …

US Embassy: Brown assured Lebanese officials of commitment to partnership and support of the army as the only defender of Lebanon

NNA – In a statement issued by the American Embassy in Beirut on the meetings of Deputy Commander of the US Central Command, General Charles Brown, in Beirut and the South on Friday and Saturday, …

Africa: Nigeria National Day


Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC
September 30, 2017


On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the Government of Nigeria and the Nigerian people as you celebrate your national independence

News in Brief 29 September 2017 (PM)

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An aerial shot of hurricane-battered Dominica. Photo: WFP/Norha Restrepo

Flash appeal to help hurricane-affected Dominica

Humanitarians are appealing for US$31 million to support the Caribbean island of Dominica, hit hard …

Tillerson travels to China to pile pressure on North Korea

NNA – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing on Saturday to discuss efforts to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and prepare President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to China.

Tillerson was scheduled to …