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    Cuba: Remarks by Secretary Kerry

    "This is the first visit to the Department of State by a Cuban foreign minister since 1958, and today marks as well the resumption of normal diplomatic ties between our countries..."

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    Historic Nuclear Weapon Deal with Iran

    After many months of principled diplomacy, the P5+1 along with the European Union, have achieved a long-term comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran

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    U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz in Portugal

    On his first official visit to Portugal, the United States Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator by President Cavaco Silva, and met with Prime Minister Passos Coelho.

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    Independence Day 2015

    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, Robert Sherman, and his wife Kim Sawyer held a ceremony at the Embassy to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the Independence of the United States.

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    U.S. Embassy Staff Meet with Portuguese Entrepreneurs

    On July 16, 2015, four entrepreneurs met with Public Affairs Officer Mark Pannell and Foreign Service Officer Caron De Mars for an orientation session about the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Kenya July 25 and 26. 

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    2015 Fulbright Grantees Reception

    On July 15, the American Embassy in Lisbon held a reception in honor of new Fulbright scholarship grantees traveling in 2015.  

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    Tyler DeWitt: “Science Can Be Fun!”

    In partnership with the American Corners Portugal network, the American Embassy Lisbon promoted the visit to Portugal of microbiologist Tyler DeWitt for a series of talks. 

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    U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz in Portugal

    On his first official visit to Portugal, the United States Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator by President Cavaco Silva, and met with Prime Minister Passos Coelho.  

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    Independence Day at Embassy Lisbon

    On July 3, U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, Robert Sherman, and his wife Kim Sawyer held a ceremony at Embassy Lisbon to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the Independence of the United States. 

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    Embassy Holds Ceremony to Honor LGBT Pride Month

    The Embassy held a ceremony today to commemorate Gay Pride Month that was attended by politicians, diplomatic community, members of civil society, academia and the press.  

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