Today marks the passage of 24 years since the genocide in Srebrenica. The American people join with the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina to honor the memory of more than 8,000 innocent victims.
MS ORTAGUS: Good afternoon, everybody. As you know, Secretary Pompeo will host the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom next week, July 16th through 18th, here at the State Department.
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President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Imran Khan of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the White House on July 22, 2019. The visit will focus on strengthening cooperation between the United States and Pakistan to bring peace,
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Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on July 10 in Helsinki.
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Today, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator (USAID) Mark Green and Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, announced 14 new projects with more than 200 public- and private-sector partners across 22 countries to support the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative.
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths. The Secretary thanked the Special Envoy for his continued efforts to move the political process forward. The Secretary and the Special Envoy discussed the latest developments on the UN-led political track.
On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend my best wishes to the people of Argentina on the 203rd anniversary of your independence.
Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated key Hizballah political and security figures leveraging their privileged positions to facilitate Hizballah’s malign agenda and do Iran’s bidding. Specifically, OFAC designated Hizballah Members of Parliament Amin Sherri and Muhammad Hasan Ra’d, and Hizballah security official Wafiq Safa, for acting for or on behalf of Hizballah.