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2019-10-04

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Travels to Kazakhstan to Discuss Counterterrorism and Repatriation

In Nur-Sultan, Ambassador Sales will meet with senior government officials October 7 and 8 to discuss the U.S. – Kazakhstan counterterrorism partnership and Kazakhstan’s significant contributions to the worldwide effort to repatriate citizens from territory formerly held by the so-called “Islamic State” in Syria.


United States Announces $25 Million to Support Emergency Cash Transfer Program in Yemen

This week, the United States announced $25 million in additional aid to support the people of Yemen through the UNICEF-implemented Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) program. This funding complements more than $2.2 billion in U.S. humanitarian assistance since 2015 and will help 1.5 million Yemeni households – approximately 9 million people – access basic goods and services on the local economy.

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2019-10-03

USAID Administrator Mark Green Announces Funding for Global Health and Victims of ISIS Genocide at the Accord Network Annual Forum

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced the first tranche of recipients under USAID's New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) today during his remarks at the Accord Network's Annual Forum. The organizations will carry out programs that improve global health outcomes in USAID's partner countries, and assist populations in the Republic of Iraq that are recovering from the genocide perpetrated by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).


Statement from the Press Secretary

The United States supports Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan’s ongoing negotiations to reach a cooperative, sustainable, and mutually beneficial agreement on filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States Archbishop Paul Gallagher

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States Archbishop Paul Gallagher in Vatican City.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Pope Francis

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with His Holiness Pope Francis in Vatican City.

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The United States and the Holy See: Partners in Advancing Religious Freedom, Combatting Human Trafficking, and Promoting Human Rights

Secretary Pompeo traveled to Vatican City from October 2-3, where he met with Pope Francis, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and Secretary for Relations with States Archbishop Paul Gallagher, to mark the 35th anniversary of formal diplomatic relations between the United States and the Holy See, and to discuss the many ways we work together to advance peace, freedom, and development around the world.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Conte reaffirmed the strong U.S.-Italy ties exemplified by continued cooperation in a wide range of areas.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio At a Press Availability

SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you, Foreign Minister Di Maio. Grazie. You have been a most gracious host. I had wonderful meetings with President Mattarella and Prime Minister Conte yesterday, truly excellent hospitality in the finest Italian tradition. I look forward to showing your president Italian-American hospitality when he comes to Washington in just a couple of weeks.

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2019-10-02

Telephonic Press Briefing with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Following the UN General Assembly

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OPERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by.

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