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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Washington D.C. with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths. The Deputy Secretary thanked the Special Envoy for his dedication to renewed peace talks among all parties to the Yemen conflict. The Deputy Secretary ...
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U.S. Completes Second Iteration of Training to Republic of Yemen Government (ROYG) Border Guards

Riyadh – Twenty-eight Republic of Yemen Government (ROYG) Border Guard members completed a rigorous two-week training program in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia led by visiting security professionals from the United States from 16-27 September 2018. The Yemeni border guards were the second group to benefit from U.S. Department of State’s Export Control and Border Security (EXBS)-sponsored ...
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Department of State Releases Annual Fiscal Transparency Report

On September 19, 2018, the Department of State released the 2018 Fiscal Transparency Report, consistent with section 7031(b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 (Div. K, P.L. 115-141) (“the Act”).  The Report found that 73 of 141 governments reviewed by the Department met minimum requirements of fiscal transparency.  ...
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Saudi-led Coalition’s Announcement on Reviewing Rules of Engagement in Yemen

The United States regards the Saudi-led Coalition’s ‎announcement that it will review their rules of engagement, hold those at fault accountable, and compensate victims following the Joint Incident Assessment Team’s finding that last month’s Sa’ada air strikes lacked justification as an important first step toward full transparency and accountability.‎ We continue to call on all ...
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