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2018-05-04

Statement on the United States Trade Delegation’s Visit to Beijing

At the invitation of Vice Premier Liu He and at the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the United States trade delegation, led by Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and including Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, U.S.

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Statement by Ambassador Haley on the Failure of the Security Council to Adopt a Press Statement Condemning Anti-Semitic Comments by the Palestinian Leadership 

Disgusting anti-Semitic statements from the Palestinian leadership obviously undermine the prospects for Middle East peace.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Day

UNDER SECRETARY SHANNON:  Ladies and gentlemen, welcome and good afternoon.  It’s a tremendous pleasure to see you all again.  You’ve had a busy day, and I hope your discussions have been fruitful and have allowed you to engage on the many challenges and opportunities that face American diplomacy. 


2018-05-03

Statement by Secretary Pompeo – World Press Freedom Day

On the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, we renew our commitment to promoting and protecting a free press, which is an essential pillar of democracy.


Ongoing Violations of International Law and Defiance of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation in Ukraine

Mr. Chair, with growing concern we have watched the security situation around the Donetsk Filtration Station deteriorate over the past few weeks.

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Interpretative Statement on the Extension of the Observer Mission to Two Checkpoints on the Russian-Ukrainian Border

The United States finds it deeply regrettable that the Russian Federation continues to block the expansion of the geographic scope of the Observer Mission, despite the clear, strong, and continued support from other participating States to do so.

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Response to UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Türk and IOM Senior Regional Advisor for Europe and Central Asia Manfred Profazi

Assistant High Commissioner Türk, the United States warmly welcomes you back to the Permanent Council. We also welcome Senior Regional Advisor Profazi for his first presentation to the Council, and thank you both for your reports.

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Statement on World Press Freedom Day

On the 25th annual World Press Freedom Day, the United States renews our commitment to promoting and protecting a free press, which is an essential pillar of democracy.

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Statement from the Press Secretary on Religious Violence in the Central African Republic

The United States is extremely concerned about recent attacks against civilian centers, including Tuesday’s attack on a Christian church in the Fatima neighborhood of Bangui and the retaliatory attacks on Muslim community members

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Press Release: Ambassador Haley on World Press Freedom Day

For 25 years, the United Nations has marked May 3 as World Press Freedom Day to stand in solidarity with journalists worldwide who face harassment, persecution, imprisonment, and even death just for doing their jobs. Today, the United States joins fellow members of the UN Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists to recognize the vital role that a free press plays in open societies.

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