The United States is closely monitoring the situation unfolding in Khartoum. The recent demonstrations clearly articulated the will of the Sudanese people to end Omar al Bashir’s rule. We commend the Sudanese people for maintaining peaceful demonstrations since December 2018.
SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO
9:00 a.m. Secretary Pompeo meets with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in at Blair House, in Washington D.C.
Today, Vice President Pence announced that the United States is providing nearly $61 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the regional response for the 3.4 million Venezuelans who have fled the man-made crisis in their country.
SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO
9:15 a.m. Secretary Pompeo testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Review of the FY 2020 State Department Budget Request, in Room 419, Senate Dirksen Office Building, on Capitol Hill.
Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui in Washington, D.C. The Deputy Secretary and the Foreign Minister committed to continuing the strong partnership between the United States and Tunisia. They also discussed U.S. assistance programs to support Tunisia’s security needs, economic reform goals, and continued democratic transition.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with UN World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley on April 9. On Yemen, the Secretary and the Executive Director emphasized the need for parties to implement agreements made in Sweden and continue working to advance the political process in order to end the conflict and bring peace, prosperity, and security to all Yemenis.
Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Miami, Florida from April 11–12 to host a ministerial with Caribbean leaders launching the U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership, a new collaborative effort to build regional capacity to confront disaster response and promote resilience. Leaders will discuss new opportunities for collaboration to enhance the region’s preparedness and response efforts.
Secretary Pompeo’s visit to Chile, Paraguay, and Peru strengthens and reinforces U.S. cooperation with several key democracies in the Western Hemisphere. The United States remains a steady and enduring partner in the Hemisphere and works with regional allies to advance prosperity, security, and freedom. Chile, Paraguay, and Peru shine as models for successful transitions from anti-democratic regimes to stable democracies, paving the way for increased prosperity and transparency for all people.
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It’s a great honor to be with President El-Sisi, a friend—a great friend—of Egypt. And we have very special things happening. Our relationship has never been stronger. And we’re working with Egypt on many different fronts, including military and trade.” – President Donald J. Trump