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2018-04-10

Statement by Heather Nauert – Acting Secretary Sullivan Travel to Lima, Peru to Participate in the Summit of the Americas

Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Lima, Peru from April 11-14 to accompany Vice President Mike Pence at the Eighth Summit of the Americas.


Statement by Spokesperson Nauert on Cuba’s Restriction of Civil Society Participation in the Summit of the Americas

The State Department has received numerous, credible reports that the Cuban government prevented, and continues to prevent, members of independent civil society from traveling to Peru to participate in the Summit of the Americas.


Statement From Vice President Mike Pence’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director Jarrod Agen

The Vice President is honored to represent the United States at the 8th Summit of the Americas at President Trump’s request. He looks forward to promoting policy that will lead to an even stronger U.S. economy and working with our close allies in Latin America to collectively hold undemocratic actors in the region accountable for their actions.


Statement on Panama’s Efforts to Combat Corruption by the Maduro Regime

The United States commends Panama for its courageous efforts to safeguard its financial system from abuse by corrupt Venezuelan officials.

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Ambassador Haley’s Remarks on the Inability of the UN Security Council to Establish an Independent Investigative Mechanism on Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks at three separate UN Security Council meetings on the use of chemical weapons in Syria that were held in an attempt to respond to the latest chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria.


Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellows

The Department of State’s Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) develops and cultivates relationships among emerging European and American leaders.

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Readout Of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting With Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

President Donald J. Trump welcomed Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House today. The President and the Emir discussed ways to strengthen security and economic ties between the United States and Qatar.

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Readout Of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting With Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

President Donald J. Trump welcomed Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House today. The President and the Emir discussed ways to strengthen security and economic ties between the United States and Qatar. The leaders discussed joint efforts to finalize new commercial deals that would create more than 50,000 American jobs.

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Explanation of Vote on a Draft Resolution on the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

Thank you, Mr. President, and to members of the Council, for what’s been another frustrating day.


Statement by Heather Nauert – Acting Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:



Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with His Highness Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Acting Secretary and the Emir discussed a range of important bilateral and regional issues, including Syria.

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