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Chargée d’Affaires a.i. Natasha Franceschi Visits the Oudhna Archaeological Site

Chargée d’Affaires a.i. Natasha Franceschi visited the Oudhna archaeological site to review our ongoing project to renovate the site’s ancient cisterns as part of the U.S.-funded Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation. While at Oudhna, Chargée Franceschi engaged with the Tunisian Scouts who are actively preserving prominent cultural heritage sites across Tunisia, like Oudhna, by volunteering ...
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Chargée d’Affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi Meets With the President of the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) Farouk Bouaskar

Chargée d’Affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi met with the President of the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) Farouk Bouaskar to discuss the importance of the authority’s role in ensuring the transparency of the upcoming referendum and parliamentary elections. During the meeting, Chargée Franceschi reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to supporting free and fair elections in Tunisia—a ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi Joins 50 Women Entrepreneurs From MENA Region for a Virtual Networking Session

Chargé d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi joined 50 women entrepreneurs from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, among them 15 women from Tunisia for a virtual networking session. The entrepreneurs were selected as finalists in the U.S. Department of State- and Google-led Women Tech Founders Program. These talented entrepreneurs will access trainings by Google’s tech ...
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Statement by President Joe Biden on Support for Ukraine and Call with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine

This morning, I spoke with President Zelenskyy to discuss Russia’s brutal and ongoing war against Ukraine. I reaffirmed my commitment that the United States will stand by Ukraine as it defends its democracy and support its sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of unprovoked Russian aggression. I informed President Zelenskyy that the United States ...
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Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on President Biden’s Travel to Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia

JUNE 14, 2022 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will visit the Middle East region from July 13-16 to reinforce the United States’ iron-clad commitment to Israel’s security and prosperity and attend a Summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council plus Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan (known as the GCC+3).  He will also meet with counterparts from across the region, to advance U.S. security, ...
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