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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah. The Secretary thanked the Minister for Oman’s positive engagement on many regional issues, including its role in helping facilitate UN consultations on Yemen in Sweden.

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Seventh Meeting of the Law Enforcement Coordination Group Focused on Countering Hizballah’s Terrorist Activities

On December 17-18, the United States and Europol convened the seventh meeting of the Law Enforcement Coordination Group (LECG) on countering Hizballah’s terrorist and illicit activities in Europe. Governments from the Middle East, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America participated in this session, along with Europol and INTERPOL.


Press Availability With Prime Minister Zaev

DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you for that kind introduction, Prime Minister. It is a great honor to be here with you today.

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Excerpts of the Department Press Briefing – December 18, 2018

MR PALLADINO: Hello, everyone. Sorry we’re running a little later today.
A couple for the top. I want to highlight today the department’s newly published report, To Walk the Earth in Safety, which I believe has been passed out already – it is in front of you – and which we posted today to our website.

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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Middle East

Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Mr. Mladenov, for your briefing.

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Sharara Oil Field in Libya

The United States continues to monitor the situation at the Sharara oil field and echoes the UN Support Mission for Libya’s call for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of armed elements in the area, which is crucial to allow oil production for the benefit of all Libyans to resume.

The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico

The United States, in partnership with the government of Mexico, is committed to promoting a safer and more prosperous Central America by enhancing security, governance, and economic prosperity that can create greater opportunities and benefits for the people of the region and help us jointly address the shared challenges of migration, narcotics trafficking, and the activities of trans-national criminal organizations.

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United States-Mexico Declaration of Principles on Economic Development and Cooperation in Southern Mexico and Central America

The United States and Mexico seek to continue modernizing our bilateral engagement to reflect changes in the world and to ensure our citizens directly benefit. We are committed to promoting strong regional economic growth, good jobs, and expanded opportunity for all of our citizens.

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Live At State With Kurt Volker, Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations

Moderator: Good afternoon. I am Kathy Giles-Diaz, and on behalf of the State Department’s media hub in Brussels I would like to welcome participants to today’s interactive virtual press briefing.

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Establishment of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine

The United States congratulates Metropolitan Epifaniy on his election as head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. The establishment of the Church was a historic moment for Ukraine. The United States maintains unwavering support for Ukraine and respects the freedom to worship unhindered by outside interference.

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