“The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds sprout through the asphalt of the empty fenced-off parking lot.For a solid decade, neighbors and local political leaders complained bitterly about the condition of the former Pakistani consulate. But the city remained powerless to do anything as long as the building was classified by the State Department as a diplomatic property.” (AP)
"These men lost their lives in the pursuit of peace for Bosnia and Herzegovina and today we are reminded of their sacrifice" says Amb @BertonBruce at marking the 24th anniv. of the death of 🇺🇸 diplomats J. Kruzel, R. Freiser, S. N. Drew and the 🇫🇷 soldier S. Reault on Mt. Igman;4
Final trip to #Igman to pay tribute to these four brave professionals who gave their lives to secure peace in #BiH 24 years ago. @OSCEBiH2
Productive lunch with Serbian President @avucic on Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue and Serbia’s EU accession. Normalizing relations with Kosovo will strengthen stability and prosperity for Serbia, the #WesternBalkans, and the Transatlantic community.
1st day in the office for AMB Blanchard starts with meeting the Embassy team, sharing some priorities, and expressing interest in all things Slovenian. 🇺🇸🇸🇮
.@SecPompeo Sec. of to Meet #Serbia's @avucic at the #UN Today.
Angela #Merkel Says A Truly United #Europe Includes the W. #Balkans.
#Croatia Recalls Diplomat in #Berlin Over Social Media Posts.
#Serbia to Receive #Russian Military Hardware