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Chinese Intelligence Officer Charged with Economic Espionage Involving Theft of Trade Secrets from Leading U.S. Aviation Companies

Justice News Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Chinese Intelligence Officer Charged with Economic Espionage Involving Theft of Trade Secrets from Leading U.S. Aviation Companies A Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) operative, Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui, aka Zhang Hui, has been arrested and charged with ...
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Extradition of Iranian Official Asadollah Assadi for Role in Paris Terrorist Plot

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC October 10, 2018 Authorities in Germany announced yesterday the extradition of Asadollah Assadi, an Iranian official working under diplomatic cover, to Belgium for his role in the disrupted Iranian terrorist plot to bomb a political rally near Paris, France on June 30. The scale of ...
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Ambassador Gidwitz and Couvin commemorate the liberation of Petite-Chapelle by African-American soldiers in 1918.

“It is with great pride that I have the honor to join all of you by this roadside in Petite-Chapelle today.  We are here to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the men of the 370th U.S. Infantry Regiment who, 100 years ago this year, were fighting alongside the French 10th Army, in part because ...
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Ambassador Gidwitz’s Remarks at the 370th Infantry Regiment Commemoration Event

Ambassador Gidwitz’s Remarks  at the 370th Infantry Regiment Commemoration Event Petite-Chapelle, Couvin, Belgium October 4, 2018 Mayor Douniaux, members of the Cabinet of Couvin, ladies, gentlemen, students, honored guests. Since my arrival as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, I have attended a number of commemoration ceremonies to honor Americans who made the ultimate ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz to the Federation of Belgian Enterprises

Remarks by Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz to the Luncheon hosted by the Federation of Belgian Entreprises Monday, September 24, 2018, FEB Headquarters President Gilliot and CEO Timmermans; distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen. Good afternoon. It’s my honor and pleasure to join you today. I’ve been in Brussels for a little over two months now. We’re neighbors ...
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