Today, the United States is taking further action as part of our maximum economic pressure campaign against the Iranian regime by imposing sanctions on the Chinese firm Zhuhai Zhenrong Company Limited and its chief executive for knowingly purchasing or acquiring oil from Iran, contrary to U.S. sanctions.
Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frank Fannon will travel to Cairo, Egypt, July 23-26. While in Egypt, the Assistant Secretary will participate in the U.S. delegation to the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF).
PRESIDENT BUKELE: Muchos gracias. Thank you very much. I will say my remarks in English so I – so we make our guests feel more comfortable. You have translation? Oh yeah, that’s right. Perfect.
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubon in Mexico City. The two discussed shared efforts to stop illegal immigration, the status of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and our joint commitment to promote opportunity and economic prosperity in southern Mexico.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. The Secretary expressed his condolences to Foreign Minister Cavusoglu regarding the July 17 attack in Erbil, Iraq, which resulted in the death of a Turkish diplomat.
On July 19, the United States sanctioned four officials of the Maduro-aligned General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence, known as DGCIM, pursuant to E.O. 13692, as amended, for being current or former Maduro-aligned officials.
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Tom Babington:
On July 19, 2019, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with His Excellency Carlos Vecchio, Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States, and Venezuelan human rights activist Lilian Tintori.
MR EICHBAUM: (Via interpretation) Minster of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Nation of Argentina, Mr. Faurie, Secretary of State of the United States of America Mike Pompeo, ministers, foreign ministers, high dignitaries of the countries of the American continent who are here present today, welcome. Welcome to the reconstructed seat of the AMIA.
The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program is offering a reward of up to $7 million for information leading to the identification or location of Salman Raouf Salman, also known as Samuel Salman El Reda, a key leader of Hizballah.
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today in Buenos Aires, Argentina with Chilean Foreign Minister Teodoro Ribera, on the margins of the Second Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial.