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Progress on New START

We appreciate the Russian Federation’s willingness to make progress on the issue of nuclear arms control.

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Joint Statement of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia Strategic Dialogue

The following is the text of a joint statement by the Governments of the United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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The Governments of the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia held a meeting of the U.S.-Saudi Strategic Dialogue on October 14, 2020, in Washington, D.C. 

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U.S. Nominates Christopher Liddell for OECD Secretary General

The United States is pleased to nominate Christopher Liddell as the U.S. candidate for the position of Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The OECD is a uniquely valuable forum where the United States works with the other advanced free market democracies to develop best practices and standards that enhance growth and create jobs.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with President Aoun of Lebanon

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Lebanese President Michel Aoun and welcomed the start of negotiations between Lebanon and Israel to agree on a common maritime boundary. Secretary Pompeo also observed the one year anniversary of the October 17 protests.

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The United States Designates Al Qa’ida Financial Facilitator

Today, the United States continued to disrupt the financial and logistical networks that support Al Qa’ida (AQ) operations in the Middle East and around the world by designating a financial facilitator.

Joint Statement by the United States, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the State of Israel

Yesterday, delegations from the Kingdom of Bahrain, the United States of America, and the State of Israel met in Manama.

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Secretary Pompeo to Launch Inaugural U.S.-UAE Strategic Dialogue

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will host Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the virtual launch of the inaugural U.S.-UAE Strategic Dialogue on Tuesday, October 20.

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Attacks on Civilians in Salah al-Din Governorate, Iraq

The United States strongly condemns the massacre of innocent civilians by Iran-backed militias in Salah al-Din governorate. This occurred within hours of an attack by Iran-backed militias on the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s branch office in Baghdad.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the Three Seas Virtual Summit and Web Forum

SECRETARY POMPEO: (In progress) — [The West] stands for the rule of law, democracy, freedom of expression. We drive economic growth through innovation. We protect our people.

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Six Russian GRU Officers Charged in Connection with Worldwide Deployment of Destructive Malware and Other Disruptive Actions in Cyberspace

Defendants’ Malware Attacks Caused Nearly One Billion USD in Losses to Three Victims Alone; Also Sought to Disrupt the 2017 French Elections and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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