On the Situation in Mali

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 26, 2021 The United States strongly condemns the detention of civilian leaders of Mali’s transition government. We support the May 24 joint statement   of ECOWAS and the African Union, and we are working closely with the local transition monitoring committee and other international actors to seek the immediate and unconditional release of those detained and resumption of ...
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U.S. Embassy and Malian Minister Engage Young Female Filmmakers

United States Embassy in Mali Press Statement   Bamako, Mali, March 25, 2021 U.S. Embassy Bamako invited Mali’s Minister for the Promotion of Women, Children, and Families Bouaré Bintou Foune Samaké to join a breakfast conversation with ten rising Malian female filmmakers.  The event aimed to foster conversations about how to creatively use film as ...
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USAID Awards $4 Million to WFP for COVID-19 in Mali

PRESS RELEASE August 17, 2020 Bamako, Mali – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has issued a $4 million grant to the World Food Program (WFP) in Mali to help mitigate the negative effects of COVID-19. The award will provide food assistance to more than 196 thousand food insecure Malians in Kayes, Bamako, ...
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Statement from the White House Press Secretary Regarding Mali Executive Order

On July 26, President Donald J. Trump took action to combat the worsening situation in Mali.  Despite the 2015 Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation, terrorist activities have expanded into southern and central Mali.  Malign activities such as drug trafficking, hostage taking, attacks against civilians, and attacks against United Nations (UN) Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green on the Launch of the U.S. Global Health Security Strategy

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 9, 2019 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov The increase in the number of infectious-diseases outbreaks (e.g., Ebola, Zika, and yellow fever) around the world and the risk posed by an accidental or deliberate release of dangerous pathogens highlight the need for a sustained, multi-sectoral, and coordinated ...
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World Press Freedom Day

Press Statement MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE May 3, Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 3, 2018 On the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, we renew our commitment to promoting and protecting a free press, which is an essential pillar of democracy. The United States values freedom of ...
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Increased Violence in Northwest Syria

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson April 30, 2019 The United States is alarmed by the escalation of violence in Idlib and northern Hama. Ongoing Russian and regime airstrikes, along with attacks by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and other groups connected to Al Qaeda in Syria, continue to destabilize the region, exacerbate the dire humanitarian situation, and cause dozens of ...
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