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2018-07-20

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SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO
Secretary Pompeo is on travel to New York City, New York on July 20. Please click here for more information.

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2018-07-19

Response to the OSCE’s Chief Monitor in Ukraine, Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan, and the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office’s Special Representative in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group, Ambassador Martin Sajdik

Mr. Chair, the United States welcomes Ambassador Apakan and Ambassador Sajdik back to the Permanent Council and expresses our appreciation for their reports. Mr. Chair, I would like to extend our personal appreciation to you, Ambassador Sajdik, and the three Co-Chairs for the frequency of their recent engagement with the delegations here in Vienna, for their detailed updates, and their tireless efforts, which are very much appreciated.

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SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO
2:00 p.m. Secretary Pompeo visits the Washington Passport Agency, in Washington, D.C.
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Counterterrorism, Data Privacy, and the Transatlantic Alliance

I'd like to thank the German Marshall Fund for hosting and all of you for attending. Germany created this institution to memorialize America's efforts to help rebuild Europe after World War II in the face of a growing Soviet threat.

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Senior State Department Official Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks on Iran at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

MODERATOR: Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining today's call. We're pleased to have a senior State Department official here today to preview Secretary Pompeo's remarks on Iran at the Reagan - Ronald Reagan Presidential Library this Sunday.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths in Washington. The Special Envoy provided an update on his engagement with all parties on the conflict in Yemen.

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Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab - an al-Qa'ida affiliate in Somalia - to include al-Hijra and other aliases. These aliases have been added to al-Shabaab's designations as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224.

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Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras July 23-27 to meet with counterparts to discuss a range of consular issues, including the importance of deterring and reducing illegal immigration.

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Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks at First-Ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

On July 26, Vice President Mike Pence will deliver remarks at the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.


2018-07-18

Remarks on “U.S. Withdrawal from Human Rights Council: Impact and Next Steps” at The Heritage Foundation

I’ve spent my entire public life using the power of my voice to push for action – and trying to help others do the same. I learned early on that I was not good at sitting back and staying quiet. If something needs to be said and done to improve the lives of people, we have to take a stand. And that’s what I’ve spent my life doing.


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