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2020-06-30

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the UN Security Council on the Iran Arms Embargo

SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Nicolas. Thanks for the couple words in English there. I appreciate that.


The United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syrian People

At today’s fourth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region,” hosted by the European Union, Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James Jeffrey announced more than $696 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria in response to the ongoing crisis caused by the Assad regime, Russian, and Iranian forces. This brings the total U.S. humanitarian response to more than $11.3 billion since the start of the Syria crisis.


Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Remarks at the Three Seas Initiative Virtual Ministerial

Today, Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun delivered remarks at the Three Seas Initiative Virtual Ministerial hosted by the Government of Estonia. The Three Seas Initiative aims to boost economic prosperity through connectivity between the Baltic, Adriatic, and Black Seas.

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Canada Day

The Government and people of the United States of America send our best wishes to Canada as you celebrate Canada Day on July 1.

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U.S. Chair Statement of the June 30, 2020, C5+1 High-Level Dialogue

On June 30, 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale chaired the C5+1 High Level Dialogue.

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UN Report Exposes Iran’s Defiance of the United Nations

“Let’s never accept Iran’s usual violent behavior for fear of something far worse… Let’s never submit to extortion… Let’s uphold the mission of this body to address threats to international peace and security… Let’s continue the arms embargo on Iran.”

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On Beijing’s Imposition of National Security Legislation on Hong Kong

The Chinese Communist Party’s decision to impose draconian national security legislation on Hong Kong destroys the territory’s autonomy and one of China’s greatest achievements.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Taliban Deputy Mullah Baradar

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met via video conference yesterday with Taliban Deputy and chief negotiator Mullah Baradar to discuss implementation of the U.S.-Taliban Agreement.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Participation in the Virtual C5+1 High-Level Dialogue

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Today, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participated in the Virtual C5+1 High-Level Dialogue hosted by Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale with the foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to the C5+1 diplomatic platform to address shared security interests, including peace in Afghanistan, and to advance regional connectivity and trade.

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2020-06-29

On the Passage of Georgian Constitutional Reform

The United States applauds Georgia’s historic adoption of constitutional amendments that establish a more proportional electoral system. Enacted as a result of the important March 8 agreement among a majority of political parties, they will help promote greater stability and parliamentary pluralism in Georgia’s October parliamentary elections.

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