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U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Daniel Glaser Visits Lebanon

Today Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing Daniel Glaser visited Lebanon and met with Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Minister of Finance Ali Hassan Khalil, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil, Minister of Interior and Municipalities Nouhad Mashnouk, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh, and the Association of Banks of Lebanon. In his ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Hale Following his Meeting with Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil

I just had a very productive meeting with my friend Foreign Minister Bassil.  We discussed the continued political and security challenges that Lebanon faces today.  Supporting Lebanon’s policy of dissociation and helping to insulate Lebanon from the spillover of extremism from Syria are important goals for the United States. Lebanon’s role in the global effort ...
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American Safety and Security Business Mission Visits Beirut

A delegation of five American companies in the safety and security sector has arrived in Beirut to explore business opportunities and partnerships with Lebanese companies.  Their visit marks the first American government-sponsored trade delegation to Beirut since the Department of Commerce opened its office at the American Embassy in 1998.  The company representatives arrived in ...
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Ambassador Hale Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today American Ambassador David Hale hosted a reception in honor of International Women’s Day at his residence at the U.S. Embassy.  Over the years, more than 2,500 Lebanese women and girls have participated in Embassy programs designed to promote women in a number of fields including science (such as TechWomen and TechGirls), business (Fortune Global ...
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