April 23, 2021

US State Department: Arrests of Opposition Figures in Benin

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: The United States notes with concern the numerous arrests of opposition political leaders related to the April 11 presidential elections. Among the democratic principles our two countries share is the presumption of innocence until proven guilty through a prompt, fair,...

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August 1, 2020

US Department of State News: Benin Independence Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I send congratulations to the Government of Benin and the Beninese people on the 60th anniversary of your independence. As...

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