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The United States Co-Hosts Second Ministerial Meeting on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok, and Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, co-hosted the second Ministerial Meeting on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace, on the margins of the 74th UN General Assembly in New York. Twenty-six countries joined the United States to sign a statement highlighting their joint commitment to ensuring greater accountability and stability in cyberspace.

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Statement Welcoming UN Secretary General’s Announcement of an Agreement Between the Government of Syria and the Syrian Negotiations Committee to Form a Constitutional Committee

The United States welcomes UN Secretary General Guterres’ announcement that an agreement has been reached between the Government of Syria and the Syrian Negotiations Commission to form a Constitutional Committee facilitated by the United Nations in Geneva.

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Deputy Secretary Sullivan Leads U.S. Delegation to 30th Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will lead the U.S. delegation to the 30th Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, which serves as the Organ of Consultation in Application of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (also known as the Rio Treaty) on September 23 in New York, NY. This meeting, on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, will discuss regional next steps on the worsening crisis in Venezuela, which continues to pose a clear threat to peace and security in the Western Hemisphere.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the United Nations Event on Religious Freedom

SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you all. I want to thank the many world leaders who are here today. Thank you, Vice President Pence, for your work on this issue. I especially want to thank President Trump for being a champion of people of faith all around the world. The Bible says that “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about such things.” And that’s what we are all doing here today.


Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Central Asian (C5) Foreign Ministers

SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, good morning, everyone. Welcome to our big week here in New York.

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Under Secretary Keith Krach Travels to New York

Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach will travel to New York City on September 22 for meetings with his counterparts on the margins of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) High Level week.

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New U.s. Assistance To Help Victims Of Isis Genocide In Northern Iraq

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced new financial assistance as part of the effort by the U.S. Government, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, to support ethnic and religious minorities displaced by the genocide perpetrated by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). USAID awarded this funding to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and The Solidarity Fund Poland.

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U.S. Sanctions Iran’s Central Bank, National Development Fund, and Etemad Tejarat Pars

In a failed attempt to disrupt the global economy, the Islamic Republic of Iran attacked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This act of aggression was sophisticated in its planning and brazen in its execution. Regardless of transparent attempts to shift blame, the evidence points to Iran—and only Iran.

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Armenian Independence Day

On behalf of the United States, it is my great pleasure to wish the people of Armenia a happy Independence Day.  On September 21, 1991, the people of Armenia declared their independence from the Soviet Union.

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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bernicat’s Meetings at the UN General Assembly

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Marcia Bernicat will travel to New York for meetings during the United Nations General Assembly, including leading the U.S. delegation to the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit on September 23.

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