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Treasury Sanctions Lord’s Resistance Army Facilitators Involved in the Illicit Trade of Ivory, Weapons, and Money in Central Africa

12/13/2017 Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated Okot Lukwang and Musa Hatari pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13667, which targets certain persons contributing to the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR), including those that support armed groups involved in activities that threaten the peace, security, ...
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Continued Violence in the Central African Republic

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC December 6, 2017 The United States remains concerned about ongoing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), and condemns in the strongest terms the continued targeted attacks against civilians, peacekeepers, and humanitarian actors. We further emphasize our strong support to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission ...
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National Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC December 1, 2017 ________________________________ I extend my best wishes to the government and people of the Central African Republic on the occasion of your country’s national day celebration. The United States is proud to stand with the government and people of the Central African Republic ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Proclamation of the Republic Day November 30, 2017

In advance of the Proclamation of the Republic Day on December 1, the U.S. Embassy in Bangui takes this opportunity to again remind U.S. citizens to continue to take adequate personal precautions.  As has been noted in previous communications, exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings and if encountering demonstrations, avoid or ...
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