The United States will unquestionably veto Kuwait's draft resolution. It is a grossly one-sided approach that is morally bankrupt and would only serve to undermine ongoing efforts toward peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.
Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks this afternoon at an emergency UN Security Council meeting on attacks against Israel. The United States requested the briefing after Hamas and other militants launched rocket attacks against Israel out of the Gaza Strip, the worst such attacks since 2014.
The United States strongly condemns the Syrian regime’s intention to establish diplomatic relations with the Russian-occupied Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii - Adm. Phil Davidson relieved Adm. Harry Harris as Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), in a ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Wednesday, May 30.
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS: Well thank you ladies and gentlemen for having me here today. It's a great day in this corner of America that we always call paradise, and you can look out behind me and see why.
Secretary Pompeo spoke with French FM Le Drian today. They discussed next steps in countering the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activities in the region.
Secretary Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone today, their first conversation since the Secretary's swearing in and the Foreign Minister's reappointment.
Secretary Michael Pompeo met with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto in Washington on Wednesday. The two discussed areas of mutual interest and opportunities for our countries to increase cooperation. The Secretary underscored the importance of maintaining a vibrant civil society.
Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks this morning at a UN Security Council briefing on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
Washington - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated two Iranian entities for committing serious human rights abuses on behalf of the Government of Iran, as well as three leaders of one of these entities, the Ansar-e Hizballah organization.