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2017-10-12

Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela

The Venezuelan people deserve to have their voices heard through their nation’s Gubernatorial Elections this Sunday, October 15. The United States and the international community are paying close attention to this vote. The United States calls on the regime to hold free and fair elections.

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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Mr. Secretary-General, for your briefing. We appreciate your leadership and your voice in raising the alarm about the nations on the verge of famine today.

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2017-10-11

Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada Before Bilateral Meeting

We have an incredibly close relationship -- two countries that are interwoven in our economies, cultures, and in our peoples. But we have a good partnership, and there's always ways to improve it -- always issues we need to talk through. And that's why having an ongoing, constructive relationship between the President and the Prime Minister is really important. And I'm glad to be able to meet with you here again today.

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U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue

On October 11, Karen Williams, Senior Advisor for the Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Ambassador Nelson Tabajara, Head of the Department of Defense and Security Affairs, Ministry of External Relations of Brazil; and Admiral Carlos Eduardo Arentz, Deputy-Chief of Policy and Strategy of the Ministry of Defense chaired the 2017 U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

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Initiative for Global Development (IGD) Frontier 100 Forum

Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you all for being here. I want to particularly thank the team at IGD for all the hard work you put in to organize this forum and for your invitation to participate.

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2017-10-10

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Coordinator for Counterterrorism

This past weekend marked the twentieth anniversary of the United States designating Hizballah as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. With backing from its patron, the Iranian regime, Hizballah remains one of the world’s most dangerous terrorist groups; it continues to commit terrorist attacks and engage in other destabilizing activities across the globe.

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State Department Press Briefing-Hizballah Briefing

This past weekend marked the twentieth anniversary of the United States designating Hizballah as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. With backing from its patron, the Iranian regime, Hizballah remains one of the world’s most dangerous terrorist groups; it continues to commit terrorist attacks and engage in other destabilizing activities across the globe.

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Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Hizballah Key Leaders Talal Hamiyah and Fu’ad Shukr

The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice Program is offering rewards for information leading to the location, arrest, or conviction in any country of two key leaders of the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hizballah. The Department is offering a reward of up to $7 million for information on Talal Hamiyah, and up to $5 million for information on Fu’ad Shukr.

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Briefing On U.S. Efforts to Counter Hizballah

This past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the United States designating Hizballah as a foreign terrorist organization. With backing from its patron, the Iranian regime, Hizballah remains one of the world’s most dangerous terrorist organizations. It continues to commit terrorist attacks and to engage in other destabilizing activities across the globe.

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2017-10-08

Establish Merit-Based Reforms to Promote Assimilation and Financial Success

Pro-worker immigration reforms would end chain migration to begin providing lawful permanent resident status based on merit, not family connections, and would promote assimilation, financial independence, and upward mobility.


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