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Letter — Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine

Dear Mr. Speaker: (Mr. President:) Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), I hereby report that I have issued an Executive Order (the “order”) further expanding the scope of the national emergency I declared in Executive Order 13660 of March 6, 2014, and expanded in Executive Order 13661 ...
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Statement by the President on Ukraine

The President: Good morning, everybody. I wanted to provide an update on the situation in Ukraine and the steps that the United States is taking in response. Over the last several days, we’ve continued to be deeply concerned by events in Ukraine. We’ve seen an illegal referendum in Crimea; an illegitimate move by the Russians ...
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U.S. Government Presents Emergency Care Equipment to Ministry of Health

On March 18, 2014, the Transit Center at Manas presented seven sets of ventilation and anesthesia equipment worth $351,000 to the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic at a ceremony held at the National Hospital in Bishkek.  This final donation marks the end of the longstanding cooperation between the Transit Center and the Ministry ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Kyrgyz Government’s Position on Ukraine

The U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic commends the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for its strong statement recognizing the new Ukrainian government.  By condemning all acts that would lead to further destabilization in Crimea and elsewhere, and affirming that the legitimate source of power in any country is the will of its people, the Government ...
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U.S. Government transfers disaster package to FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance

On March 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM, the handing-over of the disaster package will celebrate the transfer of the Counterpart-administered U.S. Department of State pre-positioned disaster package to FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network. The disaster package is reserved for use in responding to natural or man-made disasters in Kyrgyz ...
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