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Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 3, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen. They discussed Denmark’s contributions to Operation Inherent Resolve. The Secretary thanked Foreign Minister Samuelsen for Denmark’s Continue Reading
Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC January 3, 2019 The Iranian Regime’s Ministry of Defense has publicly announced plans to launch three Space Launch Vehicles (SLV) in the coming months. Such actions would once again demonstrate Iran’s defiance of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2231, which calls upon the Iranian regime not to Continue Reading
Readout Office of the Spokesperson Brasilia, Brazil January 2, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo in Brasilia, Brazil. The two leaders reaffirmed the strong partnership between the United States and Brazil and discussed opportunities to expand Continue Reading
Readout Office of the Spokesperson Brasilia, Brazil January 1, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Peruvian Foreign Minister Néstor Popolizio Bardales in Brasilia, Brazil. The two leaders discussed ongoing U.S.-Peru cooperation on counternarcotics and the importance of implementing a Continue Reading
Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC December 21, 2018 QUESTION: Thanks very much for taking the time. SECRETARY POMPEO: You bet, Steve. QUESTION: Is ISIS defeated? SECRETARY POMPEO: We’ve made the caliphate in Syria go away. We remember, you remember this, Steve. You remember cells with people in them being burned. The President made an enormous Continue Reading
Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 19, 2018 U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will meet with Republic of Korea Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon in Washington on Tuesday, November 20, to further strengthen our close coordination on efforts to achieve our shared goal of Continue Reading
The U.S. Air Force has carried out an extensive assessment of an upgraded variant of the new B61-12 nuclear bomb to ascertain its precision strike capabilities, which has included deploying the weapon from a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber with a non nuclear test warhead. The bomb is reportedly among the most versatile nuclear munitions ever developed, and deploys a relatively Continue Reading
Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 24, 2018 The Department of State today announces the release of newly digitized versions of fifteen volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official documentary record of U.S. foreign relations. These volumes cover events that took place between 1867 and 1873 and were originally Continue Reading
Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 24, 2018 Today, Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court declared Emmerson D. Mnangagwa the winner of the election and Zimbabwe’s next President and dismissed MDC Alliance’s challenge of the July 30 presidential election results. The United States urges all parties to respect the Zimbabwean constitution Continue Reading
Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 24, 2018 Today, the U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) announced the scheduled visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and Ray W. Washburne, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to address the organization’s member states on Continue Reading
Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 24, 2018 On August 23, President Donald J. Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum outlining bold actions to address international postal practices that undermine American economic prosperity and threaten our national security. The United States delegation to the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) Continue Reading
Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 23, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Secretary reiterated the United States’ commitment to our close partnerships with both Canada and Saudi Arabia and the hope for a quick resolution of Continue Reading
Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 23, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and wished him success. Secretary Pompeo expressed his willingness to work with the new government towards a productive bilateral relationship. Secretary Pompeo raised Continue Reading
Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 22, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. They discussed a number of global issues, including the ongoing threat posed by Russia’s dangerous and destabilizing activity and Iran’s malign behavior, the defeat ISIS Continue Reading
Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 22, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. They affirmed their mutual interest in promoting security and stability in the region and their continued commitment to the strong bilateral Continue Reading
At a press conference recently a journalist asked:  US President Donald Trump has stated that sanctions against Russia could be revised if Moscow cooperates with Washington on Syria and Ukraine. How do you regard such statements? Have there been any contacts? At what level? UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged European partners to slap […]Continue Reading
Remarks A. Wess Mitchell Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Senate Foreign Relations Committee Washington, DC August 21, 2018 As delivered Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Menendez, thank you for inviting me to testify today. If you’ll indulge me, I want to start with a piece of welcome news, it’s unrelated to this morning’s testimony. Yesterday, Continue Reading