For decades, the United States stood with Poles who were fighting for their political, economic, religious, and other human rights, just as we stand together today, as Allies.
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest today to discuss U.S.-Hungary bilateral relations, including ongoing U.S. efforts to bolster the U.S.-Hungary security relationship, counter Russian aggression, and strengthen NATO.
The United States is committed to a strong, united, and capable transatlantic alliance rooted in the principles of common defense, democracy and fundamental freedoms.
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with UN World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley. The Secretary and the Executive Director emphasized the need for a political agreement that ends the conflict and brings peace, prosperity, and security to Yemen, and also discussed ongoing U.S.-World Food Programme cooperation to relieve Yemen’s dire humanitarian situation, especially increased food security needs.
“By investing in women around the world, we’ve investing in families, we’re investing in prosperity, and we’re investing in peace.” – President Donald J. Trump
The United States government supports a free, fair, transparent, and peaceful election that reflects the will of the Nigerian people. It is critical that the Independent National Electoral Commission operates free from outside pressure and intimidation and in a totally objective manner.
Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to West Africa from February 10-12, 2019. His visit will aim to strengthen commercial ties, advance peace and security through regional partnerships, promote the potential of Africa’s youth, and convey America’s unwavering commitment to Africa.
MR PALLADINO: No, we’re going to – I’ve got a couple toppers and – that I’d like to start with. And I’m pleased to announce that Lea Gabrielle will be our new special envoy and coordinator of the Global Engagement Center. Lea will provide the permanent leadership we have needed to bolster the Global Engagement Center’s operations, and she will begin her duties on Monday.
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took unprecedented action to concurrently designate a foreign sanctions evader and announce a directly related settlement with a U.S. company. OFAC sanctioned a Turkey-based individual, Evren Kayakiran, who directed a foreign subsidiary of a U.S. company to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran and then attempted to conceal those violations.