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Teleconference Briefing with Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook

MODERATOR: Greetings to everyone from the U.S. Department of State's Dubai Regional Media Hub. I would like to welcome our callers who have dialed in from across the region. Today we are joined by the U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State, Mr. Brian Hook.

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo And Secretary of Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin At a Press Availability

MODERATOR: Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the Foreign Press Center. We are pleased to have with us this morning Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mnuchin. They’ll both have some opening remarks and then hopefully we’ll have time for one or two questions afterwards.

Constraining Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran cannot be trusted to have vital constraints on its nuclear program lifted. The United States is committed to ensuring that Iran never comes close to possessing a nuclear weapon.

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Travel to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 5-6 and Manama, Bahrain November 7-8.

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Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson – Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance to Rukban

We welcome the news that the UN is finally able to begin delivering aid to the Rukban encampment from Damascus.  This delivery comes after months of pressure from the United States, the UN, the UN Security Council, and wider international community for the Syrian regime to allow the UN to deliver critically-needed assistance to the displaced persons at Rukban. 


Briefing With Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook

MR HOOK: I’m happy to take questions. And you’ve heard the Secretary talk. I just (inaudible).

Statement by Heather Nauert – International Day To End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Today, we commemorate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.

Statement by Heather Nauert – U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack in Egypt

The Department of State condemns today’s deadly attack on a bus heading towards a Coptic Christian monastery in Upper Egypt.

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Under Secretary Hale’s Meeting With Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Onal

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale met Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal at the State Department today to discuss the U.S-Turkish bilateral relationship and regional affairs. 

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President Donald J. Trump Is Reimposing All Sanctions Lifted Under the Unacceptable Iran Deal

REIMPOSING ALL SANCTIONS: President Donald J. Trump is reimposing the toughest sanctions ever on Iran, targeting many of the corrupt regime’s critical sectors.

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