The United States applauds Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez for stepping up as Interim President of State to lead her nation through this democratic transition, under the constitution of Bolivia and in accordance with the principles of the Inter-American Democratic Charter.
The United States congratulates the Government of Mauritius and its citizens on its recent peaceful national legislative elections. This successful election provides further proof of Mauritius’ position as one of the region’s strongest democracies.
Today, President Trump welcomed President Erdogan at the White House for bilateral discussions on a range of important issues.
Direct engagement and diplomacy between our nations are essential to addressing the challenges facing the United States-Turkey bilateral relationship.
Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Christopher A. Ford will head the U.S. delegation for the Warsaw Ministerial Missile Proliferation Working Group in Bucharest, Romania, November 14-15. The United States, Romania, and Poland will co-host the working group, fulfilling a commitment made at the Ministerial to Advance Peace and Security in the Middle East in February 2019 in Warsaw, Poland.
The United States, Poland, and Brazil are pleased to announce that the Warsaw Process working group on humanitarian issues and refugees will meet in Brasilia on February 5-6, 2020. The working group will share best practices and lessons learned on the education and protection of children and youth in humanitarian responses to crises in the Middle East.
Today, the United States hosted a Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) General Conference in Washington, D.C. MESA is a whole-of-government initiative that works to advance regional stability, security, and prosperity through enhanced multilateral cooperation. Senior officials from Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the Gulf Cooperation Council discussed pressing regional events, as well as collaboration on political, security, economic, and energy-related efforts in the Middle East.
JOHANNESBURG – Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), today joined Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) strengthening collaboration in support of development in Africa. The MOU was signed at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa.
MODERATOR: Hey, good afternoon everybody, and thanks for joining us for the call today. We want to take a few minutes to preview the upcoming D-ISIS ministerial that we’ll host later this week. We’ll also delve into the Syria Small Group meetings the Secretary is hosting here in Washington.
JOHANNESBURG — On November 12, Power Africa and Africa50 signed a memorandum of understanding for a new partnership focused on attracting power sector financing and developing innovative public private partnership models in sub-Saharan Africa. Africa50 will be the nineteenth development partner to join the Power Africa initiative. This new partnership between Power Africa and Africa50 provides a foundation for collaboration in the energy sector at the country and regional level throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani in Washington D.C.