During his July 7-9 visit to Seoul, Deputy Secretary of State and Special Representative for North Korea Stephen E. Biegun met with ROK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, Blue House Director of the National Security Office Suh Hoon, Second Deputy Director of the National Security Office Kim Hyun-chong, First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Sei-young, and Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon. In his meetings, Deputy Secretary Biegun reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-ROK Alliance, U.S. support for inter-Korean cooperation, and continued U.S. readiness to engage in dialogue with the DPRK. Deputy Secretary Biegun commended the ROK for serving as a model in COVID-19 response while upholding democratic values. Deputy Secretary Biegun also discussed security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific, including collaboration among like-minded countries and countering efforts by those who seek to undermine good governance and the rules-based international order.
Washington, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: Friday, August 21 marks the annual Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism. To both remember and honor these […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown released the following statement: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. Secretary Pompeo reiterated U.S. support for Southeast Asian states upholding their sovereign rights […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman will travel to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kenya from May 31 to June 6. Special Envoy Feltman will meet […]