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Israel and the U.S. sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing Israel to join USAID’s Power Africa Partnership

Israel and the U.S. sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing Israel to join USAID’s Power Africa Partnership. The signing ceremony will be attended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, U.S. Power Africa Coordinator Andrew Herscowitz, Ambassadors and representatives from several African nations, and other dignitaries. Power Africa Fact Sheet Press Release – MOU Announcement between Israel and Power Africa.
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Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt Statement on Palestinian Authority Deployment to Gaza Crossing Points

The United States welcomes the Palestinian Authority’s deployment yesterday to the Erez, Kerem Shalom, and Rafah crossing points in Gaza.  The United States believes it is essential that the Palestinian Authority assume full responsibility for Gaza. The United States will be following developments in Gaza closely, while working together with the Palestinian Authority, Israel, and ...
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STATEMENT BY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS JASON GREENBLATT ON HAMAS-FATAH RECONCILIATION EFFORTS:

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Embassy Spokesperson U.S. Embassy – Tel Aviv October 19, 2017 STATEMENT BY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS JASON GREENBLATT ON HAMAS-FATAH RECONCILIATION EFFORTS: All parties agree that it is essential that the Palestinian Authority be able to assume full, genuine, and unhindered civil and security responsibilities in Gaza ...
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Press Release: Ambassador Haley on the United States’ Withdrawal from UNESCO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In July, when UNESCO made its latest outrageous and politically based decision, designating the Old City of Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs as part of Palestinian territory, the United States clearly stated that this decision would negatively affect our evaluation of our level of engagement with the organization. The United ...
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