Ambassador Pratt visits Obock and Markazi Refugee Camp

Yesterday Ambassador Pratt visited Obock where he met with the Deputy Prefet and representatives of the Regional Council to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the region.  They discussed the success of USAID projects that provided training for young people and had improved literacy, as well as opportunities for more engagement in the region.   They …

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U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 2, 2022 Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Molly Phee and Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf concluded the 6th annual U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum today.  In these high-level discussions launched by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on February 4, Assistant Secretary Phee and Foreign Minister Youssouf reviewed the longstanding …

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U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend Visits Djibouti

 COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti   Réf. :  U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend Visits Djibouti U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Larry E. André met with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf on November 26, 2020.  During the visit, the leaders discussed security in Djibouti and …

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U.S. Supports Construction of Local Soccer Field

Monsieur le Sous Prefet, Monsieur le Ministre Monsieur le chef du village, Brigadier General Kriesel, Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning and thank you all for attending the inauguration of this new soccer field.  It is a great example of the strong Djiboutian – American partnership that occurs at many levels.  This soccer field …

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