rss
Latest News
2019-06-24

Treasury Targets Senior IRGC Commanders Behind Iran’s Destructive and Destabilizing Activities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today against eight senior commanders of Navy, Aerospace, and Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

Available in:

Press Briefing with Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran

Moderator: Greetings to everyone from the U.S. European Media Hub in Brussels. I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from around the world and thank all of you for joining this discussion.

Available in:

Remarks at a Press Availability Following Closed UN Security Council Consultations on Iran

Good afternoon. I just finished briefing the Security Council on additional information we’ve uncovered through our investigation into the oil-tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman. The information I shared is the result of close interagency coordination within the U.S. government, as well as ongoing cooperation with our allies and partners. I explained our investigation into the attacks is ongoing, and we will continue to share information with the Security Council as it becomes available.

Available in:

Special Representative Ambassador Jeffrey Travels to Europe and the Middle East

Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey, Deputy Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador William Roebuck, and Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism Alina Romanowski arrived in Paris, France, today to attend the meeting of the of Global Coalition’s Small Group at the political director’s level on June 25.

Available in:

2019-06-23

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to Press

SECRETARY POMPEO: Hi. Well, good afternoon, everyone. I wanted to say a couple things as we head off on this extended trip. First, I think it’s really important for everyone to understand that the Iranians are out sowing disinformation in lots of places.


Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, India, Japan, and the Republic of Korea

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, India, Japan, and the Republic of Korea June 23-30 to discuss issues of regional and mutual concern, and to broaden and deepen our partnerships with key countries to advance our shared goal of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.


2019-06-22

Statement on Iranian Disinformation

First, President Trump did not pass a message through Oman calling for talks with Iran. We have made our position abundantly clear. We are willing to engage when the time is right. It’s telling that the Iranian regime rejected the recent, historic diplomacy of Japanese Prime Minister Abe, attacked a Japanese tanker in the Gulf of Oman, and shot down a U.S. aircraft operating in international airspace.


USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Meetings in the Republic of Mozambique

USAID Administrator Mark Green visited the Republic of Mozambique from June 18 to 21, 2019. He participated in the U.S. Government Delegation to the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in Maputo. He participated in the U.S. Government Delegation to the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in Maputo.

Available in:

Statement on Iranian Disinformation

“Iran’s leaders know the truth is a dangerous thing. It is important to correct the record. First, President Trump did not pass a message through Oman calling for talks with Iran. We have made our position abundantly clear.


President Donald J. Trump wants to bring Prosperity to the Palestinian People and across the Middle East

“For too long the Palestinian people have been trapped in inefficient frameworks of the past. The Peace to Prosperity plan is a framework for a brighter, more prosperous future for the Palestinian people and the region and a vision of what is possible if there is peace.” – Jared Kushner

Available in:

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