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Welcoming the Launch of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 The United States welcomes the announcement that Afghanistan peace negotiations will begin on September 12th.  The start of these talks marks a historic opportunity for Afghanistan to bring an end to four decades of war and bloodshed.  The people of Afghanistan have carried the burden of war for too long. ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Doha, Qatar

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Qatar to attend the opening ceremony of Afghanistan peace negotiations on September 12.  The start of these negotiations follows intense diplomatic efforts, including the U.S.-Taliban Agreement and the U.S.-Afghanistan Joint Declaration, which were agreed to in February.
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Special Representative Khalilzad Travels to Qatar

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad departed for Doha, Qatar on September 4.  He will be traveling in the region to advance ongoing U.S. efforts to promote the immediate start of intra-Afghan negotiations (IAN). The Afghan people are ready for a sustainable reduction in violence and a political ...
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Grant Opportunity (NOFO: PAS-QAT-FY20-001)

Funding Opportunity Title: Qatari Audience Analysis Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-QAT-FY20-001 Deadline for Applications: September 9, 2020 CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Type of Funding:  Cooperative Agreement Total Amount Available: $250,000 Length of performance period: 12 months Number of awards anticipated: 1 award *** This notice is subject to availability of funding. The U.S. Embassy in ...
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