Russian Myth: Russia’s demonstration of the 9M729 on January 23 proved that the system is INF Treaty compliant and showed that Russia is being transparent.
The U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia determined that the Syrian regime is civilly liable for the assassination of Marie Colvin. Marie was killed in February of 2012 in Homs and is one of the 126 journalists killed in Syria since 2011.
SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. At the core of President Trump’s foreign policy are a few very, very simple truths.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths. The Secretary thanked the Special Envoy for his continued dedication and conveyed strong U.S. support for progress made following consultations between the parties in Sweden.
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In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia. The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.
The United States recognizes Moldova’s concern that the recent opening of a Transnistria office in Moscow will distract from the OSCE-led 5+2 settlement process. Full respect for Moldova’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders is a basic tenet of the 5+2.
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Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green spoke by phone with the interim President of Venezuela, the Honorable Juan Guaidó. Administrator Green echoed President Trump and Secretary Pompeo in expressing the United States' solidarity with the Venezuelan people and Venezuela's National Assembly, the only legitimate governing body duly elected by Venezuelans.
The Department of State raised the Travel Advisory Level for Venezuela to Level 4 – Do Not Travel on January 29, 2019 due to crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure, and arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S. citizens. This replaces the previous Travel Advisory issued on January 24, 2019.