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Obama’s budget request for 2016: Critical investments in diplomacy and development

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: US President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget requests that include critical investments in diplomacy and development to “secure peace and stability for the American people, strengthen the U.S. economy and global markets, and support U.S. citizens and diplomatic and development presence overseas. Two weeks ago, in his State

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Friends of the Lower Mekong and the sustainabilty initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: Friends of the Lower Mekong, a donor coordination group, have come together with the countries of the Lower Mekong to discuss the connection between water resources, energy needs, and food security. Carrying forward this objective, US Counselor Tom Shannon and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne led

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