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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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Statement by Ambassador David Hale Following His Meeting with Interior Minister Nouhad Mashnouk

Good morning.  I just had an excellent meeting with Minister Machnouk.  A prime topic was his upcoming visit to Washington.  We very much welcome his visit and look forward to senior level discussions on how we can further deepen security cooperation between our two countries. Lebanon is facing serious challenges and threats, and we need ...
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