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Kerry in Baghdad on Situation in Iraq

September 10, 2014 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Baghdad, Iraq REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry Press Availability September 10, 2014 Embassy Baghdad Baghdad, Iraq SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. Let me apologize up front for, number one, being a little late, but two, because we’re running a little late and ...
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Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

September 10, 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. September 10, 2014 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON ISIL State Floor 9:01 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately ...
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Hagel on Obama’s Plans to Destroy ISIL

September 10, 2014 U.S. Department of Defense Arlington, Virginia September 10, 2014 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CHUCK HAGEL ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ISIL SPEECH President Obama laid out a strong, comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, and the United States military is prepared to carry out its responsibilities in this counter-terrorism campaign. The ...
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Kerry on Obama’s Plans to Destroy ISIL

September 10, 2014 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Washington, D.C. September 10, 2014 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY On the President’s Speech on ISIL Tonight the President spoke directly to our country about what it will take to lead the world to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, and we are already well underway ...
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U.S. Commends His Highness the Amir of Kuwait

September 10, 2014 Statement by Marie Harf, Deputy SPOKESPERSON, U.S. Department of State The United States congratulates His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on his designation as a Global Humanitarian Leader by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.  This award recognizes the tremendous humanitarian efforts the Amir has ...
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