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Ambassador Murphy’s Remarks at IGES 2023 conference – “Strategic Partnership B&H – EuroAtlantic World”

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, fellow speakers, and representatives of the diplomatic corps.  Thank you to the organizers of this event for this opportunity to speak to you about the relationship between the United States and Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Let me start by making a few observations specific to Bosnia and Herzegovina before ...
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Ambassador Murphy Remarks at the Mine Detection Dog Center’s 20th Anniversary

Dear MDDC friends, distinguished colleagues, Minister Bosnjak, Ambassador Fitchen, Mayor Karic, I am very pleased to be here tonight to mark the Mine Detection Dog Center’s 20th anniversary. As some of you may know, the United States helped establish the Mine Detection Dog Center for Southeast Europe in 2003, right here in Bosnia and Herzegovina ...
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Ambassador Murphy’s Remarks at USAID Local Governance Assistance Activity Launch

Good morning.  Thank you to everyone for being here today, especially the mayors for demonstrating your commitment to putting your citizens first.  Your presence and partnership are an example for all government officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina. I have the honor of launching the U.S. government’s new Local Governance Assistance Activity.  This project will invest ...
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Ambassador Murphy’s Remarks at the Balkan Media Assistance Program Forward Annual Media Forum

Good morning.  I would like to welcome to Sarajevo our partners and the journalists from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as from Serbia, North Macedonia, Kosovo, and Montenegro, who have traveled here for the BMAP Forward Annual Media Forum. The United States supports freedom of speech, freedom of press, and independent media around ...
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