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Celebrating 60 years of U.S.-Kuwait Diplomatic Relations

On September 23rd, 2021, we celebrated the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States of America and Kuwait. The iconic Kuwait Towers were illuminated with our national colors, in a beautiful display representing the friendship between our countries. We invited Kuwaiti alumni of exchange programs between Kuwait and the U.S. to join us ...
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The United States Imposes Sanctions on International Networks Supporting Terrorism

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 The United States has designated Lebanon- and Kuwait-based members of a financial network that funds Hizballah, as well as members of an international network of financial facilitators and front companies that operate in support of Hizballah and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF). Together, these networks have laundered tens ...
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Visit to Kuwait

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met with HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on September 8 in Kuwait City. The Secretary thanked Kuwait’s leaders for their critical role in supporting the evacuation of U.S. citizens and at-risk Afghans from ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Al-Sabah

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Kuwait’s generous support and assistance in the safe transit of U.S. citizens, Afghans, and other ...
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September 6, 2021: Message to U.S. Citizens: Special Elections in Florida (20th Congressional District) and Ohio (11th & 15th Congressional Distri

Register and request an absentee ballot now for these special Congressional elections: The following states have elections in the next 90 days: November 2, 2021: Florida Special Primary Election in U.S. Congressional District 20* November 2, 2021: Ohio Special General Election in U.S. Congressional Districts 11 & 15** *The State of Florida will conduct a ...
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