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2018-06-12

Treasury Sanctions Two Individuals and Five Entities Under Global Magnitsky

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Dominican Republic Senator Felix Ramon Bautista Rosario (Bautista) for engaging in corrupt acts, including in relation to reconstruction efforts in Haiti, and Cambodian General Hing Bun Hieng

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Remarks by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at Signing of a Joint Statement

PRESIDENT TRUMP: So we're signing a very important document, a pretty comprehensive document. And we've had a really great time together, a great relationship. I'll be giving a news conference at 2:30, which is in a little bit less than two hours. And we'll discuss this at great length. In the meantime, I believe that they'll be handing it out on behalf of Chairman Kim or myself. And we're both very honored to sign the document. Thank you.


Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit

President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018.


Statement by Heather Nauert – Burundi President Nkurunziza Intends to Leave Office in 2020

The United States welcomes President Nkurunziza’s recent announcement that he does not intend to seek a fourth term, reaffirming the promise he made to the Burundian people in 2015.

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Press Conference by President Trump

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much, everybody. We appreciate it. We’re getting ready to go back. We had a tremendous 24 hours. We’ve had a tremendous three months, actually, because this has been going on for quite a while. That was a tape that we gave to Chairman Kim and his people, his representatives.


2018-06-11

Extradition to Panama of Former President Martinelli

On June 11, 2018, pursuant to the extradition treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Panama, the United States extradited the former President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli to face criminal charges in Panama.

Mr. Martinelli was arrested in Miami on June 12, 2017 based on an extradition request from the Panamanian government.

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Developments in Hudaydah

The United States is closely following developments in Hudaydah, Yemen.

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo – On the Occasion of Russia Day in the Russian Federation

On behalf of The President of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the Russian Federation and the people of Russia on the occasion of “Russia Day.” On this day, we honor the citizens of the Russian Federation and their aspirations for the democratic principles of universal freedom, civil liberties, and the rule of law.

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting With Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore

President Donald J. Trump met today with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore. President Trump thanked Prime Minister Lee for Singapore’s generosity and partnership in hosting his June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


Statement by Heather Nauert – Support for Vulnerable Minorities in Iraq

This Administration has made the protection of Iraq's diversity of faiths and its threatened religious minorities a top and unceasing priority. Those who survived genocide, crimes against humanity, and other atrocities, as well as those who perished as a result of these acts, deserve nothing less.


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