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Clinton Backs Manila in South China Sea Dispute

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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The United States said Wednesday that maritime disputes in the South China Sea should be settled according to the international law of the sea treaty, a position that backs the Philippines in a dispute with China. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made the remarks during a visit to Manila ahead of regional meetings this week […]

Maritime Issues to Dominate Clinton’s Visit to Philippines

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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Maritime disputes with China are expected to dominate talks beginning Tuesday between Philippine officials and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Clinton is visiting the Philippines and Thailand on her way to the East Asia Summit later this week in Indonesia. Philippine President Benigno Aquino is expected to use the visit to press for U.S. […]

Clinton Presses China on Trade, Human Rights Issues

Posted November 10th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging China to allow its currency, the yuan, to appreciate in value, remove barriers to trade and take steps to improve human rights. Secretary Clinton spoke Thursday before the East-West Center in Hawaii, where she is attending a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders. In a wide-ranging speech, Clinton told […]

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Clinton Says ‘AIDS-Free Generation’ Within Reach

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says advances in treatment and prevention have put the goal of an “AIDS-free generation” within reach worldwide. Speaking at the U.S. National Institutes of Health Tuesday, Clinton said U.S.-led efforts have helped set the stage to change the course of the pandemic. She described an AIDS-free generation as one […]

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Clinton: U.S. Seeks More Interaction with Iranian People

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has told VOA that she believes the government of Iran is a dictatorship and said the United States wants to assure Iranians that their aspirations for freedom are legitimate. She spoke to VOA’s Persian News Network Wednesday and addressed the Iranian people directly. She said the United States hopes […]

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Clinton Concludes Tour to South, Central Asia

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wrapped up a four-nation tour to South and Central Asia, where she met with regional leaders on issues including terrorism, economics and human rights. During talks Saturday in Uzbekistan’s capital, Tashkent, the secretary thanked President Islam Karimov for supporting U.S. troops in Afghanistan. But she voiced concerns on […]

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Clinton to Raise Rights Issues with Leaders of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a town hall meeting in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe Saturday that she will raise the issue of human rights with both the leaders of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, which she will visit later in the day. When asked why she would meet with Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who has been […]

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Clinton: US Held Talks with Militant Haqqani Network

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton confirmed Friday that the United States has reached out to the militant Haqqani network in a bid to end the violence in war-torn Afghanistan. Clinton said Pakistani government officials had helped set up a preliminary meeting between American officials and the Haqqani network to test the al-Qaida-linked group’s willingness […]

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Clinton: US Held Talks with Militant Haqqani Network

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has confirmed that the United States has reached out to the militant Haqqani network in a bid to end the violence in war-torn Afghanistan. Clinton said Friday that Pakistani government officials helped set up the preliminary meeting between American officials and the Haqqani network to test the al-Qaida-linked group’s […]

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Clinton: US Held Talks with Militant Haqqani Network

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has confirmed that the United States has reached out to the militant Haqqani network in a bid to end the violence in war-torn Afghanistan. Clinton told a roundtable of journalists in Islamabad Friday that Pakistani government officials helped set up the preliminary meeting between American officials and the al-Qaida-linked […]

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