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2018-09-27

Launch Event of the GCTF Terrorist Travel Initiative

The United States and Morocco, under the auspices of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), today launched the GCTF Terrorist Travel Initiative in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Participation in the P5 Ministerial Breakfast

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met this morning with UN Secretary-General Guterres and his British, Chinese, French, and Russian counterparts as Permanent Members of the UN Security Council.


2018-09-26

Remarks by President Trump at the United Nations Security Council Briefing on Counterproliferation | New York, NY

The agenda for this meeting is: “Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction.”


First Lady Melania Trump Announces Planned Stops During Visit to Africa

In remarks delivered today during a reception she hosted for delegates to the 73<sup>rd</sup> Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), First Lady Melania Trump announced the stops she will make during her upcoming visit to Africa.

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United States Applauds Central African Republic’s Ratification of the Biological Weapons Convention

On September 25, 2018, the Government of the Central African Republic deposited its instrument of ratification to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) with the U.S. Department of State, one of this treaty’s Depositary Governments.

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Ninth Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF)

The Ninth Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), co-chaired by the Netherlands and Morocco, took place today in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan represented the United States, and introduced two new U.S. co-led initiatives on terrorist travel and unmanned aerial system (UAS) threats.

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President Donald J. Trump is Committed to Countering the Proliferation of Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Weapons

"If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few, then evil will triumph." - President Donald J. Trump


Under Secretary Hale’s Meeting on Next Steps on the South Sudan Peace Process

Today, Under Secretary Hale convened a meeting on the South Sudan peace process on the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly. Together with African regional leaders and other international partners, he discussed ongoing efforts to address the political, security, and humanitarian crises in South Sudan, including key actions needed to ensure successful implementation of the September 12 peace agreement.

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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Al Thani 

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Yemeni President Hadi

On September 24, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The Deputy Secretary and the President discussed the political process and the dire humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

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