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2019-05-14

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo And Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov At a Joint Press Availability

SECRETARY POMPEO: Sergey, thank you. Good afternoon. I want to first of all say that I appreciate President Putin and Prime* Minister Lavrov for hosting me today. Thank you, sir. We had a frank discussion about many issues, including many places where we disagree. The United States stands ready to find common ground with Russia, as long as the two of us can engage seriously on those issues.

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2019-05-13

USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at the Signing of the Development Objective Assistance Agreement with the Honorable Iván Duque, President of the Republic of Colombia

ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Good afternoon everyone. It is an honor for me to join President Duque today to celebrate yet another milestone in the close partnership between our two countries. It's worth celebrating because we're much more than mere partners, we're close neighbors and true friends.

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Remarks on “A New Era in the Americas” at the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit

I am pleased to be with you today and am impressed with how many business, political, and civil society leaders from the hemisphere are at this important gathering. I applaud Matt and the founders of Concordia for their success in creating this important regional forum.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Brussels, Belgium

Secretary Pompeo will add an additional stop in Brussels, Belgium, on his way to Sochi, Russia from May 13-14.


Remarks on “A New Era in the Americas” at the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit

I am pleased to be with you today and am impressed with how many business, political, and civil society leaders from the hemisphere are at this important gathering. I applaud Matt and the founders of Concordia for their success in creating this important regional forum.

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Remarks to Traveling Press

MR HOOK: I’ll just make a brief opening. The Secretary decided to make a stop in Brussels on his way to Sochi for his meeting with President Putin. The Secretary shared information and intelligence with allies and discussed the multiple plot vectors emerging from Iran. We know that Europe shares our concerns about stability in the Gulf and in the Middle East.


Remarks by President Trump at 2019 White House Iftar Dinner

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much, everybody. Please. And good evening.
During this very special time when Muslims around the world celebrate Ramadan, it is my great privilege to welcome you to this Iftar dinner at the White House.


Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Yemen

On May 16, 2012, by Executive Order 13611, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of certain former members of the Government of Yemen and others that threaten Yemen's peace, security, and stability.

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2019-05-10

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Moscow and Sochi, Russia

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Moscow and Sochi, Russia from May 12-14.

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The United States Sanctions Venezuela’s Defense and Security Sector

Today, the United States took action against the former Maduro regime for increasing its intimidation of those supporting democracy in Venezuela, including members of the democratically elected National Assembly. Pursuant to E.O. 13850, the United States determined persons operating in the defense and security sector of the Venezuelan economy may be subject to sanctions.


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