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DCM Edward White Speech at Inauguration of the Pumping Station

Ghazzeh, Beqaa November 9, 2018   Good Morning Director General (Rizk) Rizk, Qaim Maqam of West Beqaa and Rashaia (Wissam Nassabayh), Mayor (Mahmoud) Majzoub, distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen. I am delighted to be here with you today to inaugurate this new pumping station, which will provide safe, reliable water to the residents of Ghazzeh. ...
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DCM Edward White Inaugurates New USAID-Funded Pump Station in Ghazzeh

U.S. Embassy Beirut Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Edward White inaugurated a new solar-powered pump station and 300 cubic meter reservoir that will provide clean water to the 21,000 residents of Ghazzeh in the West Beqaa.  The Lebanon Water Project (LWP), with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), partnered with the ...
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Briefing on Iran Sanctions

Special Briefing Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin Via Teleconference November 2, 2018 MS NAUERT: Thank you, sir. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today’s on-the-record call on the Iran snapback sanctions. We’re pleased to have with us Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steve ...
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Department of Treasury: U.S. Government Fully Re-Imposes Sanctions on the Iranian Regime

WASHINGTON – Today, in its largest ever single-day action targeting the Iranian regime, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned more than 700 individuals, entities, aircraft, and vessels.  This action is a critical part of the re-imposition of the remaining U.S. nuclear-related sanctions that were lifted or waived in connection ...
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