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Statement by Ambassador David Hale following his meeting with Prime Minister Tammam Salam

Good afternoon, I just had the pleasure of meeting with Prime Minister Salam, and we discussed a range of topics of mutual interest. During our discussion, I stressed one critical, underlying message:  America’s enduring commitment to Lebanon.  Regional developments have not altered America’s policy toward Lebanon, or any of our commitments to Lebanon; nor do ...
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America Supports Honey Industry Improvements in Lebanon

Today Ambassador David Hale and Lebanese Minister of Agriculture Akram Chehayeb participated in a conference to highlight the improvements in the honey industry in Lebanon with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  Over 100 stakeholders involved in beekeeping gathered to attend the conference organized by the USAID-funded Lebanon Industry Value Chain ...
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America Reauthorizes Trade Preferences for Lebanon

Media Notice For Immediate Release Today, Ambassador David Hale and Minister for Economy and Trade Dr. Alain Hakim met to discuss their continued cooperation to strengthen the Lebanese-American economic relationship.  Ambassador Hale highlighted the recent reauthorization of the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, which strengthens commercial ties and promotes economic growth and stability ...
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America Invests in Technology for Lebanese Public School Classrooms

Today Ambassador David Hale participated in a ceremony to celebrate the successful partnership between America and the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education to enhance the use of technology in Lebanese public schools.  To date, America has invested more than $150 million in Lebanese public schools to ensure that all Lebanese students receive a ...
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Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein Visits Lebanon

Amos J Hochstein, the Department of State Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, visited Lebanon this week to discuss Lebanese and regional energy issues with senior officials. Special Envoy Hochstein met with President of the Chamber of Deputies Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Tamam Salam, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, Energy and Water Minister ...
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