Tag: Mary Specht

U.S. Congratulates Macedonia on Success in Clearing Land Mines

Source: U.S. Department of State United States helped fund six mine-removal teams, mine-clearance training for 60 By Mary Specht Washington File Staff Writer Washington — The United States congratulated Macedonia September 29 for successfully clearing land mines from its territory and thus joining “the growing number of countries that are no longer significantly affected by land mines leftover from past conflicts.”…

Young Macedonian Students Tour State Department

Source: U.S. Embassy in Macedonia Website  The United Macedonian Diaspora helped coordinate the visits to the Capitol and to the various monuments, Smithsonian museums, and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  Several UMDiaspora members assisted as tour guides throughout the week visit. Students are winners of annual Doors to Diplomacy Web site contest By Mary Specht Washington File Staff Writer 22 September 2006 Washington — Four…