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2019-04-04

Remarks at the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Foreign Ministers’ Session 1

SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thank you, Secretary General Stoltenberg. It’s a great pleasure working with you during my now almost one year as Secretary of State. And I’m delighted to welcome each of you here today, as well, to this historic place at this historic time. I’m proud to have the opportunity to join with you to celebrate seven decades.


The United States and Partners Hold Event on Human Rights Violations and Abuses in Nicaragua

On April 4, the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Georgia held an event in Geneva, Switzerland, to expose the ongoing violations and abuses of human rights in Nicaragua that began in April 2018 with the Ortega-Murillo regime’s violent crackdown on peaceful protesters.

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2019-04-03

The United States Pre-Positions Humanitarian Assistance in Curaçao for the People of Venezuela

Today, the United States pre-positioned humanitarian aid in Curaçao for the people of Venezuela, who continue to suffer from the former Maduro regime’s corruption and gross mismanagement of the economy.

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The United States Pre-Positions Humanitarian Assistance in Curaçao to Help Venezuelans in Need

Today, the United States is pre-positioning humanitarian relief supplies in Curaçao, a constituent country of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, to help people affected by the political and economic crisis in Venezuela.

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Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan To Travel to Dinard, France

Today, the United States is pre-positioning humanitarian relief supplies in Curaçao, a constituent country of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, to help people affected by the political and economic crisis in Venezuela.

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To Walk the Earth in Safety 18th Edition: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction

The United States is the world’s single largest financial supporter of efforts to address humanitarian hazards from landmines and unexploded ordnance in post-conflict countries and to reduce the availability of excess, loosely-secured, or otherwise at-risk weapons and munitions.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With DRC President Felix Tshisekedi

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi in Washington, D.C. They discussed the future of U.S.-DRC relations following the country’s historic transfer of power earlier this year and expressed their common interest in partnering to deliver a better and more prosperous future for the Congolese people.

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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Visit to Sénégal

The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Tom Babington:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green traveled to the Republic of Sénégal March 31- April 2 to lead the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the Inauguration of His Excellency Macky Sall to a second term as President.

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Department Press Briefing – April 2, 2019

MR PALLADINO: Good afternoon. Sorry for the slightly later than expected start. Today we have a special guest with us, Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State Brian Hook. Brian has some remarks at the top that he’d like to make, and then will be able to take a few of your questions. Please.

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Appointment of Morgan Ortagus as State Department Spokesperson

I am pleased to welcome Morgan Ortagus as our new State Department Spokesperson. Morgan brings outstanding credentials and a record of public service to the position. She has worked her entire career in financial services, consulting, and diplomacy. She is an active U.S. Naval Reserve Officer, and was co-founder and Managing Director of GO Advisors, and a national security contributor at Fox News.


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