rss
Latest News
2020-04-07

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: ‎
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Secretary Pompeo and President Tokayev emphasized the importance of strong U.S.-Kazakhstan cooperation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Available in:

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to the Press

SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Glad we’re all together, everybody healthy, everybody looking good, staying apart – all fantastic.
I wanted to start with just a few brief items here this morning, beginning in the Western Hemisphere.


United States Designates Russian Imperial Movement and Leaders as Global Terrorists

The State Department has designated the Russian Imperial Movement (RIM) and members of its leadership as Specially Designated Global Terrorists, the first time in history the Department has designated a white supremacist terrorist group.

Available in:

2020-04-06

PRC’s Reported Sinking of a Vietnamese Fishing Vessel in the South China

We are seriously concerned by reports of the PRC’s sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel in the vicinity of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.

Available in:

Briefing With Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Nathan A. Sales On the United States Designation of the Russian Imperial Movement And its Leaders as Global Terrorists

MS ORTAGUS:  Good morning, and thanks for joining this briefing.  Today, the State Department has announced the designation of Russian Imperial Movement, or RIM, and members of its leadership as specially designated global terrorists – the first time in the history that the department has designated a racially or ethnically motivated terrorist group.

Available in:

Designation of the Russian Imperial Movement

Since 2015, the world has seen a surge in white supremacist terrorism. Last month was the first anniversary of the horrific terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Available in:

Iran’s Sanctions Relief Scam

“I think the Iranian [people] love America. I think they’d love to be free…They love what we stand for…if they need help with respect to the virus, we have the greatest medical professionals in the world. We’d love to send them over.”

Available in:

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy today.

Available in:

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Canadian Foreign Minister Champagne

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne. They discussed national and international cooperation to contain COVID-19 transmissions and to address the public health threat caused by the pandemic.

Available in:

2020-04-04

UN International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Today is the United Nations’ International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, which provides opportunity for the world to reflect on both the progress made and the remaining challenges in clearing landmines and unexploded ordnance. These explosive remnants of war still endanger civilians in more than 60 countries.

Available in:

  • Clear All
Email Updates
To sign up for updates or to access your subscriber preferences, please enter your contact information below.