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Readout of Secretary Kerry’s Call to PM Salam

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Prime Minister Tammam Salam today to discuss plans for the upcoming meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon at the UN General Assembly in late September. The Secretary reaffirmed America’s strong and continuing support for Prime Minister Salam’s efforts to advance political consensus despite the challenging circumstances ...
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Joint Statement on the Meeting between President Barack Obama and King Salman bin Abd alAziz Al Saud

At the invitation of President Barack Obama, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abd alAziz Al-Saud visited the United States and met with President Obama at the White House on September 4, 2015. The two leaders had a positive and fruitful discussion in which they reviewed the enduring relationship between their ...
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Ambassador Hale’s Statement Following Meeting with PM Salam

Good afternoon. Prime Minister Salam and I met today to discuss the upcoming meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon at the UN General Assembly later this month, and yesterday’s discussion of Lebanon in the Security Council. It is safe to say that the international community’s support for Lebanon’s sovereignty, security and stability is ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy Exum Visits Lebanon

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy Dr. Andrew Exum visited Lebanon this week. During his trip, he met with political and military leaders including Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Samir Moqbel, and Lebanese Army Commander General Jean Kahwagi. Dr. Exum highlighted the long-standing security partnership ...
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