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2017-06-01

Ambassador Nikki Haley Meets with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah

Ambassador Nikki Haley met Wednesday afternoon with Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait. Ambassador Haley and Foreign Minister al-Sabah reaffirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and Kuwait, and discussed ways to deepen cooperation on issues of mutual concern, in particular defeating ISIS and finding peaceful solutions to conflicts in the Middle East.

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Telephone Calls with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom

President Donald J. Trump spoke by telephone today with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. The President personally explained his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord. He thanked all four leaders for holding frank, substantive discussions on this issue during his first months in office. He also reassured the leaders that America remains committed to the Transatlantic alliance and to robust efforts to protect the environment.


2017-05-31

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan

President Donald J. Trump called President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan to convey his deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured in the murderous attack that took place this morning near the diplomatic zone in Kabul.

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2017 as National Ocean Month

National Ocean Month celebrates the mighty oceans and their extraordinary resources. This month, we recognize the importance of harnessing the seas for our national security and prosperity.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland and Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted a working breakfast this morning with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Relations Luis Videgaray at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. The three leaders discussed today’s Organization of American States (OAS) Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on Venezuela; the OAS General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico, June 19-21, 2017; and other regional issues.

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2017-05-30

Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Last week I stood in the no-man’s land between Syria and Turkey, where trucks with life-saving humanitarian aid begin their perilous journey to reach desperate men, women, and children in Syria.

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Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad

We condemn in the strongest possible terms the recent barbaric attacks carried out by ISIS terrorists in Baghdad. These brutal attacks, whose victims included innocent children breaking the Ramadan fast and elderly Iraqis collecting their pensions, demonstrate once again the wanton savagery of the enemy we face.

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Ambassador Nikki Haley Travel to Switzerland and Israel

Ambassador Nikki Haley will travel to Switzerland and Israel, June 5-10.

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2017-05-26

Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Attack in Egypt

Terrorists are engaged in a war against civilization, and it is up to all who value life to confront and defeat this evil. This merciless slaughter of Christians in Egypt tears at our hearts and grieves our souls.

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2017-05-22

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan

President Donald J. Trump met briefly today with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan on the margins of the Islamic Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. President Trump welcomed President Ghani’s leadership in Afghanistan on fighting terrorism and implementing key reforms. He also commended the brave service of Afghan security forces as they fight to secure their country.

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