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Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO August 2, 2019 U.S. Withdrawal from the INF Treaty August 2, 2019 On February 2, 2019, the United States provided its six-month notice of withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty due to the Russian Federation’s continuing violation of the treaty. The U.S. withdrawal pursuant to Article ...
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Operation Rapid Forge Concludes Forward Deployments to the Baltics and Poland

Thursday, July 25 Operation Rapid Forge, run out of Spangdahlem Air Base (AB) in Germany from July 8-25, completed forward deployments to host nation bases in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland today.  Through the European Deterrence Initiative (EDI) funding and under United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE) leadership, Operation Rapid Forge increases ...
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NASA and American Society for Microbiology Mentorship Launches STEAM Camp Forward

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Representatives from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) arrive in Tallinn this week to support the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp for Girls.  WiSci is a public-private partnership between the Department of State, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up initiative, Intel, Google, ...
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Statement on July 22 Terrorist Attack in Gao, Mali

The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn is saddened to learn of yesterday’s terrorist attacks on Estonian, French, and Malian troops serving in Operation Barkhane and Malian civilians at the Gao military camp in Mali.  We deeply admire these service members’ commitment to eradicating terrorism, and the risks that are attached to this mission.  We share our sympathies ...
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U.S. Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security visits Estonia

Monday, July 22 Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Affairs Andrea L. Thompson will be in Tallinn July 23-24 to conduct bilateral meetings with Ministry of Defense Permanent Secretary Kristjan Prikk, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Under Secretary Paul Teesalu and Ambassador Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar. While in Estonia, Under Secretary Thompson will deliver remarks at the ...
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