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The United States Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Individuals and Entities

Today, the United States imposed sanctions on four current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela: First Lady and Former Attorney General Cilia Adela Flores de Maduro, Executive Vice President Delcy Eloina Rodriguez Gomez, Minister of Communication and Information Jorge Jesus Rodriguez Gomez, and Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino Lopez.

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt

Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt during the United Nations General Assembly. The two leaders underscored the importance of the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt. President Trump reiterated his commitment to the security, stability, and prosperity of Egypt.

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France

Today, President Donald J. Trump met with President Emmanuel Macron of France in New York.

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Press Briefing on the President’s Agenda at the U.N. General Assembly | New York, NY

SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. It’s an honor to be here in New York for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, my first as Secretary of State. Kind of the Super Bowl of diplomacy. Americans can be proud of how our entire team is executing on the field today. I’m thrilled to be here with my friends Nikki and John, as well.

Satement by Heather Nauert – Death of an American Diplomat in Antananarivo, Madagascar

We are deeply saddened to confirm that a U.S. Foreign Service Officer was found dead in their residence in the overnight hours of Friday, September 21. Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and to the U.S. Embassy Antananarivo community.

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Press Release: Ambassador Haley Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Those Affected by the Crisis in Burma’s Rakhine State

Today, during a ministerial-level meeting on Burma, Ambassador Nikki Haley announced more than $185 million in additional humanitarian assistance for those in Burma and Bangladesh who have been affected by the Rakhine State crisis.

Remarks By President Trump At “Global Call To Action On The World Drug Problem” Event

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all for being here this morning. It is a great honor to address you on an issue that affects every nation across the globe: the world drug problem. And a big problem it is.


State Department Week Ahead Schedule for September 23-29, 2018.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE WEEK AHEAD PUBLIC SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 23-29, 2018 The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations for the 73nd United Nations General Assembly will be at the Palace Hotel Room 3819 and can be reached at (202) 485-1959.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Barzani

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government to discuss strengthening security and economic cooperation between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Government of Iraq.

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International Efforts to Implement UN Security Council Resolutions on DPRK’s Illicit Shipping Activities

The United States welcomes coordination on international efforts to implement UN Security Council Resolutions on North Korea’s illicit shipping activities, which prohibit ship-to-ship transfers of any goods or items to or from North Korean vessels of any goods or items going to or coming from North Korea.

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