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United States Donates Equipment for Maldivian Intensive Care Units

December 11, 2020: U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Alaina B. Teplitz presented Intensive Care Unit (ICU) equipment yesterday to the Maldivian Ministry of Health and the Maldivian National Defense Force to support their continued COVID-19 response. The ICU donation, which is worth $165,000, includes 40 oxygen concentrators and associated equipment.  This equipment will help Maldivian ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo with Aishath Shaany of Raajje TV

October 28, 2020 QUESTION:  Welcome, sir.  Thank you for joining Raajje TV. SECRETARY POMPEO:  It’s great to be with you.  Thanks for having me with you. QUESTION:  How has your trip been? SECRETARY POMPEO:  It’s been great.  Too short, but wonderful to come visit here in the Maldives.  It was very kind of the president ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid at a Press Availability

October 28, 2020 FOREIGN MINISTER SHAHID:  (In Dhivehi.)  Secretary Pompeo, members of the U.S. delegation, members of the press, it is an honor and indeed a privilege to welcome you, Mr. Secretary and Mrs. Pompeo, to the Maldives.  Your visit comes at a time when the Maldives-U.S. bilateral partnership has reached a new peak.  One of ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Maldivian President Solih

October 28, 2020 The below is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Malé, Maldives.  Secretary Pompeo congratulated President Solih and the people of Maldives for their tremendous progress in strengthening democratic institutions and fostering civil society in recent years.  ...
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Secretary Pompeo Travels to Maldives to Announce New U.S. Presence in Key Indo-Pacific Nation (FACT SHEET)

October 28, 2020  “The United States and Maldives enjoy a strong and growing relationship.  We are bound by shared democratic values and our mutual interest in a free, open, and rules-based Indo-Pacific region that ensures sovereignty and prosperity for all.” — U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, July 24, 2020 Secretary of State Michael ...
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