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Nowruz Celebration 2017

This year’s NCRI-US Nowruz Celebration took place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Willard InterContinental in downtown Washington, D.C.

The night was filled with inspiring speakers from many of our American distinguished guests, including General James Conway, former Commandant of the Marine Corps, Ambassador Robert Joseph, former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Ambassador Marc Ginsberg, former United States Ambassador to Morocco, Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield Jr., former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, and P.J. Crowley, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs.

H.E. Floreta Faber, the ambassador of the Republic of Albania to the United States spoke at the event, while other European countries had diplomatic representations as well.

Photo credit for all photos if not noted otherwise: Rebecca Spendley

NOWRUZ 2017

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Haft-Seen table on display at The Willard

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Admiral James Lyons

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Soona Samsami, US Representative

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Guest speaker, General James Conway, former Commandant of the Marine Corps

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Guest speaker, Ambassador Robert Joseph, former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security

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Guest speaker, P.J. Crowley, former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs

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Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield, Jr., former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs

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