US Ambassador McCarthy: Americans no longer "instinctively" think of Europe

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More effort will be needed for the Americans to understand Europe due to demographic changes in the United States, including a rising number of Spanish-speakers, US Ambassador to Lithuania Deborah McCarthy says.
Deborah A. McCarthy
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