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Clinton Backs Greek Economic Recovery Plan

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States “unequivocally” supports Greece’s economic recovery plan to battle its debt crisis. Clinton said in Athens Sunday that that United States strongly backs the Greek government’s determination to make the necessary reforms to put the country on sound financial footing. After meeting with Greek Foreign Minister […]

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Clinton in Greece for Debt Talks

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Greece for two days of talks with government officials, which are expected to focus on the Greek economic crisis. Clinton is to meet Sunday with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. A senior official traveling with Clinton says that during her meetings in Athens, she will press both […]

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Clinton in Geece for talks on Economy

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Greece for two days of talks with government officials that are expected to focus on the country’s economic crisis. Clinton arrived Saturday, after wrapping up a trip to Turkey. She is to meet Sunday with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. A senior official traveling with Clinton […]

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Clinton in Geece for talks on Economy

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Greece for two days of talks with government officials that are expected to focus on the country’s economic crisis. Clinton arrived Saturday, after wrapping up a trip to Turkey. She is to meet Sunday with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. A senior official traveling with Clinton […]

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Clinton Concerned About Media Freedom in Turkey

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she is concerned about media freedom in Turkey, after Turkish media groups reported that about 60 journalists have been jailed there. Clinton said Saturday in Istanbul a crackdown on journalists is not necessary and not in Turkey’s interest. She said the European Union candidate’s move seems “inconsistent” with […]

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Clinton Announces Travel to Indonesia, Hong Kong

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Indonesia and Hong Kong later this month. The State Department says Clinton will arrive in Bali July 21 and will attend the annual gathering of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. A State Department spokeswoman says the visit demonstrates the U.S. commitment to […]

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Clinton Attacks Belarus Repression

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has condemned the repression of peaceful protests in Belarus. At a pro-democracy conference Friday in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, Clinton said that every democracy “should stand up and be counted” and needs to speak out when “countries like Belarus brutally repress” the rights of its citizens. Authoritarian Belarussian […]

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Secretary of State Clinton to Meet Spanish Leader Friday

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s heads to Spain Friday, on her diplomatic trip to Europe aimed at promoting freedom of expression and information. During her two day visit, Secretary Clinton plans to meet with President Jose Louis Rodriquez Zapatero for talks on several topics including, Afghanistan, trade and the economy. On Thursday in Lithuania’s […]

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Clinton Emphasizes Democracy In Hungary

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called for support of political activism in the Arab world and for resistance to attempts anywhere at curbing freedom of information. Clinton told an international audience in Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, Thursday that for every advance in information technology, there are forces trying to use such tools as a […]

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Clinton Emphasizes Democracy In Hungary

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. diplomat is urging Hungary to strengthen its democratic institutions in the face of sharp criticism that the eastern European nation is becoming more autocratic. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for Budapest to commit to an independent judiciary, free press and government transparency. Critics of the Hungarian government have […]

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