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Embassy Row: Diplomatic discord
Question of the Day
“It would have been better for her to wait for the outcome of negotiations,” he told the Sudan Tribune.
The next day, Susan Page, the new U.S. ambassador to South Sudan, tried to strike a positive tone.
“The country has a lot of potential,” she told the Voice of America.
However, she added, Africa’s newest nation needs to create economic opportunities, guarantee press freedom and fight corruption.
Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:
Shalva Natelashvili, leader of the opposition Labor Party in the Republic of Georgia. He addresses the Center for the National Interest about Georgia’s Oct. 1 parliamentary elections.
Juan Carlos Varela, vice president of Panama, leads a delegation from his country that includes: Economy Minister Frank de Lima;Guillermo Adames, president of the National Council of Journalism; Guillermo Chapman, chairman of Indesa Holdings Corp.; andGerardo Solis, a magistrate on the Electoral Tribunal. They address the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Inter-American Dialogue.
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