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Continuing With Six-Party Process
"Certainly...we want the Six-Party process to move forward. It’s very clear what North Korea’s obligations and responsibilities are under that process, getting to the point where...North Korea has a more normal relationship with the rest of the world, including the United States. In order to really get to that point, North Korea is going to have move through the Six-Party process, and there’s going to have be a denuclearized Korean Peninsula."
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U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership
Secretary Rice: "The U.S. supports and will always support Georgia’s sovereignty and its territorial integrity, as well as its Euro-Atlantic aspirations and its integration into the institutions of the Euro-Atlantic. The pace of Georgia’s integration with NATO should depend on the desires of Georgians themselves and on Georgia’s ability to meet NATO standards."
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U.S. Fosters Strong Relationships in Latin America
Secretary Rice: "[W]e’re now past that period in the Cold War where the United States saw Latin America through the prism of a global struggle with the Soviet Union. And it has freed American policy to have good friends on the left and good friends on the right, as long as they are friends who are governing democratically, who are promoting free trade, who are looking to open their markets and to deliver for their people."
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Combating the Scourge of Piracy
Secretary Rice: "...We have sent a strong signal of commitment to combat the scourge of piracy. This current response is a good start, but we must do much more.... We need to support regional states in building capacity to prosecute pirates effectively. And we need to work to build security and stability in Somalia so that the Somali people can finally enjoy the blessings of peace..."
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Fighting HIV/AIDS
Global AIDS Coordinator Mark Dybul discussed the fight against HIV/AIDS with Spokesman Sean McCormack.
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