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2019-07-18

Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom – Statement on Respect for Religion or Belief

As representatives of the international community, we recognize that religious communities of all traditions can be powerful, peaceful forces for good in the world. We call upon all governments to respect the individual’s human right to believe or not believe, to practice any faith tradition or none. We celebrate the good of religion manifested in countless selfless acts of service, compassion and charity across the globe, and condemn horrific acts committed in the name of religion.


Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom – Statement on Iran

As representatives of the international community who value and seek to protect the fundamental freedom of religion or belief, we strongly oppose the Iranian government’s severe violations and abuses of religious freedom.


Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan and Senior U.S. Officials Brief NATO Allies on U.S.-Russia Strategic Security Dialogue

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎
On July 18, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, accompanied by Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson and National Security Council Senior Director Tim Morrison visited NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium to provide a readout to the North Atlantic Council (NAC) of their recent Strategic Security Dialogue with Russian government officials in Geneva.


2019-07-17

Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Participation in Strategic Security Dialogue with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov

Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, accompanied by Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson, led a U.S. delegation of senior officials from the National Security Council, Department of Defense, and Department of Energy to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in a U.S.-Russia Strategic Security Dialogue.


USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Statement on the Designation of Ebola as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) under the International Health Regulations (2005).

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on the margins of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. 

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Terrorist Designation of Ali Maychou

The U.S. Department of State (DOS), in concert with the U.S. Department of Treasury, took action today targeting Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a West-African terrorist group designated as both a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) in September 2018.

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2019-07-16

Assistant Secretary Kimberly Breier Travel to Argentina

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 17-20 and then join Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on his visit to Guayaquil, Ecuador, July 20; Mexico City, Mexico, July 21; and San Salvador, El Salvador, July 21.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Puerto Rico, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, El Salvador, and Florida

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Mexico City, Mexico; and San Salvador, El Salvador July 19-21 to further strengthen our partnerships within the Western Hemisphere on regional and global challenges.

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Joint Statement on Hostilities in Tripoli

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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