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IAEA Raises Deeply Troubling Issues at Special Meeting of the Board of Governors

The United States is deeply concerned with the issues the IAEA raised at a special meeting of its Board of Governors.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future

SECRETARY POMPEO:  Well, good morning.  Thank you, Thomas, for the kind introduction, the kind words.  Thank you, too, for the warm welcome.  I have felt it everywhere.  I was commenting that I’m going to be here in Germany for two days. 

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Assistant Secretary Schenker’s Travel to Israel

Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker will travel to France and Italy November 18-22.

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Attacks on Civilians in Idlib and Neighboring Areas of Northwest Syria

The United States strongly condemns the Assad regime’s airstrikes, with Russian support, that continue to cause numerous casualties among civilians and humanitarian workers, and damage to hospitals and civilian infrastructure in Idlib and other areas of northwest Syria.


Senior State Department Officials On the State Department’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program

MODERATOR: Hey, everybody. Thanks for being here. Today we have the great pleasure of having a couple of our senior leaders with us to talk about a Rewards for Justice announcement that we’re going to cover a little bit more at the end.

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U.S. Department of State Terrorist Designation of Amadou Kouffa

The Department of State has designated Amadou Kouffa as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons who have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism. 

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Reward Offers for Information on Senior Leaders of al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program is offering a reward for information on two senior al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leaders. RFJ is offering up to $6 million for information leading to the identification or location of Sa’ad bin Atef al-Awlaki and up to $4 million for information leading to the identification or location of Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al-Qosi.

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The World Must Address Iran’s Nuclear Escalation

Iran’s latest nuclear escalations reflect the regime’s intentions all along: to extort the international community into accepting its violence and terror while it undermines the sovereignty of its neighbors. Members of the international community who are rightly concerned with Iran’s latest attacks and provocations should imagine how Iran would behave with a nuclear weapon.

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Treasury Sanctions Nicaraguan Government Officials Involved in Human Rights Abuse and Social Security Corruption

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three Nicaraguan government officials, Ramon Antonio Avellan Medal, Lumberto Ignacio Campbell Hooker, and Roberto Jose Lopez Gomez, who have had a role in directing entities engaged in human rights abuses, election fraud, and corruption. Additionally, Ramon Antonio Avellan Medal is being designated for human rights abuse pursuant to the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 (NHRAA).

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Joint Statement Of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, The United States, And The World Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and their delegations met with the Secretary of the Treasury and the President of the World Bank in Washington, D.C. on November 6, 2019.

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