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In the “Week at State,” @SecBlinken  travels to Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories and meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan, and @unambun  recounts her recent travel to Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya, and Somalia. For the latest, visit .

35 percent of the world’s wetlands have disappeared in the past 50 years. As “nature's kidneys,” wetlands are important for the overall health of our planet. On this #WorldWetlandsDay , let’s do our part to restore and rehabilitate our planet’s wetlands.

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In the latest DipNote blog from @SciDiplomacyUSA’s Assistant Secretary Medina, learn how our Office of Space Affairs and @NASA 's Artemis program are working together to promote peaceful cooperation in space exploration.

Live now! @SecBlinken  participates in a signing ceremony and holds a joint press availability with Republic of Korea @FMParkJin  at the State Department. Also streaming on YouTube at:

@USAmbPEPFAR : Through working closely with our partner governments, multilateral organizations, communities, the private sector, and local partners, we can reach the last mile in this pandemic, as we celebrate the 20-year anniversary of @PEPFAR .

Russia’s attacks have left an estimated 7 million children in Ukraine without access to water, electricity and heating. Read how the United States and European allies continue to bolster Ukraine’s energy sector.

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@POTUS : Over the past two decades, we've made incredible progress fighting the AIDS epidemic. Through @PEPFAR , we've reduced transmissions, expanded testing, pioneered treatment, saving more than 25 million lives.

Looking for an internship with @doscareers ? Alisha Lujan, a former intern, shares her experience. “Apply! You may be exactly what they are looking for.” @USOPM  #IAmDiplomacy 

ICYMI: Americans can play a leading role in welcoming refugees arriving through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, through our new private sponsorship initiative, the Welcome Corps. Learn more here .

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Last night, the United States brought the world's number one terrorist leader to justice. President @realDonaldTrump  addresses the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder and leader of ISIS. Full remarks: | More:

@POTUS : “The people of Burma are making their voices heard. And the world is watching.”

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President @realDonaldTrump  and @SecPompeo  participate in a Press Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 28, 2019.

President @realDonaldTrump : Human trafficking erodes personal dignity and destroys the moral fabric of society. It is an affront to humanity that tragically reaches all parts of the world. #EndTrafficking 

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We are proud to announce a new whole-of-government human trafficking website with federal resources for victims, current funding opportunities, public awareness and training efforts and information on survivor leadership.

@realDonaldTrump : Today we remember and honor the victims of Soleimani's many atrocities, and we take comfort in knowing that his reign of terror is over.

@SecPompeo : Communists almost always lie. The biggest lie that they tell is to think that they speak for 1.4 billion people who are surveilled, oppressed, and scared to speak out.

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Qassem Soleimani was responsible for killing at least 603 U.S. service members and maiming thousands more in Iraq. 17% of U.S. personnel deaths in Iraq between 2003 and 2011 can be attributed to this terrorist and his IRGC-Qods Force.

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