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2017-07-06

Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

The United States welcomes the unanimous decision of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) granting jurisdiction for the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 to the Dutch courts. We have full confidence in the ability of the Dutch criminal justice system to arrive at a just and impartial decision.

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Remarks by President Trump at the Three Seas Initiative Summit | July 6, 2017

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you. I greatly appreciate it. This is a beautiful room, I must say.

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of Croatia

President Donald J. Trump met today in Warsaw with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of Croatia to discuss issues of mutual interest and ways to further deepen already strong United States-Croatia relations. Reaffirming our commitment to supporting stability and security in the western Balkans, President Trump urged President Grabar-Kitarovic to do everything possible to advance regional reconciliation.

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2017-07-05

Statement From Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on the Current Situation in Syria

Before I depart for the G20 summit in Hamburg, I would like to comment on the current situation in Syria, which is a topic the President will raise in his meeting with Russian President Putin.


Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to Hamburg, Kyiv, and Istanbul

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will accompany President Donald J. Trump on travel to Hamburg, Germany, July 5–9.


Ambassador Nikki Haley Delivers Remarks at an Emergency UN Security Council Meeting on North Korea

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks this afternoon at an emergency UN Security Council meeting on North Korea. Ambassador Haley, with her counterparts from Japan and the Republic of Korea, jointly requested the emergency meeting in response to North Korea’s recent intercontinental ballistic missile launch.


Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt

President Donald J. Trump spoke today aboard Air Force One with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt to address the ongoing dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbors. President Trump called on all parties to negotiate constructively to resolve the dispute, and he reiterated the need for all countries to follow through on their commitments at the Riyadh Summit to stop terrorist financing and discredit extremist ideology.

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Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Brett McGurk will host senior leaders of the Coalition for a series of meetings in Washington D.C next week. On July 11, the Coalition’s Working Groups on Counter Finance, Foreign Terrorist Fighters, Stabilization Support, and Communications will meet individually to assess the campaign and discuss ways to intensify pressure on ISIS in each of these critical areas.

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2017-07-03

Under Secretary Shannon’s Meeting With Ambassador Kislyak

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon met today with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to follow up on recent conversations between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, and to address the upcoming meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin.

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2017-07-02

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Calls with Gulf State Leaders

President Donald J. Trump spoke separately today with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, and Emir Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar. On the calls, President Trump addressed his concerns about the ongoing dispute between Qatar and some of its Gulf and Arab neighbors.


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