The United States will assist the families affected by Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption and sends condolences to the loved ones of those who perished as a result of this terrible natural disaster.
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you, Deputy Secretary Sullivan. To Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, and to all the great representatives of freedom-loving nations across the New World: On behalf of the First Family, my wife and I say, welcome to the White House. (Applause.)
On June 2, Secretary Mattis met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the International Institute for Strategic Studies' 17th Asia Security Summit, also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, in Singapore.
JOHN CHIPMAN: Ministers, members of houses of parliament, delegates, welcome to the opening plenary of the 17th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. We have a very full program before us this morning, and so I'm delighted to be able to open at this time.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed $8 million dollars to support the joint Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Response Plan to the outbreak (currently budgeted at $56.7 million).
The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the U.S. delegation to the 48th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Western Hemisphere’s oldest and most respected multilateral organization, to be held in Washington, D.C. June 3-5.
President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Emmanuel Macron of France. Both leaders discussed the migration problem in Libya, and timelines to solve it.
Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered an explanation of vote this afternoon on two draft UN Security Council resolutions on the situation in Gaza.
SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. As you know, in addition to my meeting with Vice Chairman Kim Yong-chol, we have teams in Singapore and at the DMZ working with their North Korean counterparts to prepare for President Trump and Chairman Kim’s expected summit in Singapore. Through these series of meetings, I am confident we are moving in the right direction.