Michael R. Pompeo

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States (STL.News) – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City March 19-23. In Beirut, the Secretary will meet with Lebanese leaders to discuss the political, security, economic, and humanitarian challenges facing Lebanon. The Secretary’s visit will underscore U.S. support for the Lebanese people and Lebanon’s legitimate state … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Indian Foreign Secretary Gokhale

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale. Secretary Pompeo affirmed that the United States stands with the people and government of India in the fight against terrorism. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Secretary Gokhale discussed the importance of bringing … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Indian Foreign Secretary Gokhale

United States | Secretary Pompeo To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room

United States – U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will deliver remarks to the media TODAY Monday, March 11 at 5:00 p.m. in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State. This event is open press coverage. Journalists who plan to cover this event in person must be seated in the Press Briefing … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, DC. During the meeting, Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Jordan bilateral relationship and discussed several matters of mutual interest, including Jordan’s commitment to … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

United States | U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo To Deliver Keynote Remarks at Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit Heartland March 18, Overland Park, Kansas

United States – United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will deliver the March 18 keynote address at the State Department’s Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) Heartland event. The conference will be at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. Road to GES Heartland will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, … Continue reading United States | U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo To Deliver Keynote Remarks at Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit Heartland March 18, Overland Park, Kansas

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With U.K. National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with U.K. National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill today to discuss key global priorities, including support for reducing tension between India and Pakistan, securing progress in Syria, and countering Iran’s malign influence. The two reaffirmed their commitment … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With U.K. National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill

United States | Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo At the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards Ceremony

United States – MS PRYOR: Good morning. Welcome to the Department of State. We are honored and delighted that you have joined us today for the 13th annual Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Awards. This award has recognized more than 120 remarkable women from 65 countries since its first inception. And I would … Continue reading United States | Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo At the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards Ceremony

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi. The Secretary reiterated the United States’ support for a strong, sovereign, and prosperous Iraq, as outlined in our bilateral Strategic Framework Agreement. The Secretary underlined his support for … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Former Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Barzani

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: ‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Masud Barzani, former President of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and current leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). The Secretary expressed appreciation for Barzani’s continued engagement as leader of the KDP and … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Former Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Barzani

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: ‎Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen yesterday in Washington, D.C., to discuss the conflict in Syria, including continued U.S. support for the UN-led political process under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2254. The Secretary … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt today to discuss key global priorities, including countering Iranian malign behavior, securing progress in Syria, and pursuing our shared goal to denuclearize the DPRK. The two reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

United States | Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo’s Travel to Des Moines, Iowa

United States – Secretary Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Des Moines, Iowa March 3-4, 2019 to discuss how the American agriculture industry’s embrace of free enterprise and innovation helps bring prosperity to the American people and high-quality American products to the world. He also will discuss how the State Department serves American economic interests … Continue reading United States | Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo’s Travel to Des Moines, Iowa

United States | Secretary Pompeo To Host the 2019 Annual International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony

United States – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will honor a group of extraordinary women with the 2019 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award. The official ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 7, at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of State. Established in 2007, this annual award honors women around … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo To Host the 2019 Annual International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi. Secretary Pompeo thanked the Deputy Prime Minister for Vietnam’s partnership in hosting the President’s February 27-28 summit with D.P.R.K. Chairman Kim Jong Un. The … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo visited Reykjavik today, marking the first official visit by a U.S. Secretary of State to Iceland since 2008. Secretary Pompeo met with Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir and they discussed Iceland’s upcoming chairmanship of the Arctic Council, regional security concerns, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini today in Brussels to discuss U.S.-EU cooperation on a range of key issues, including efforts to restore democracy to Venezuela and support Interim President Juan Guaido and the National Assembly, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al Yamani

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al Yamani in Warsaw on the margins of the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for President … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al Yamani

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Republic of Korea (ROK) Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha today in Warsaw. They discussed ongoing efforts to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearization of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and updated each other on respective U.S. … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl today in Warsaw on the margins of the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. They discussed the importance of U.S.-Austrian bilateral relations and security cooperation … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Secretary Pompeo reiterated the U.S. determination to hold Russia accountable for its use of a chemical weapon in Salisbury, UK through sanctions as required by the CBW Act. Secretary Pompeo also … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Hungarian Defense Minister Benko

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Hungarian Defense Minister Tibor Benko today in Budapest to discuss ways to strengthen U.S.-Hungary defense cooperation. The Secretary thanked Minister Benko for Hungary’s contributions to security in Afghanistan and elsewhere and welcomed the news that … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Hungarian Defense Minister Benko

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belgium, and Iceland

United States – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Budapest, Bratislava, Warsaw, Brussels, and Reykjavik February 11–15. On February 11, he will arrive in Budapest, Hungary, where he will meet with Prime Minister Orban, Foreign Minister Szijjarto, Defense Minister Benko to discuss a range of issues in the U.S.-Hungary bilateral relationship, including … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belgium, and Iceland

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Swiss Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Swiss Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis today. They reviewed the mutual benefits of the robust U.S.-Swiss economic and trade relationship. They also discussed global issues, including Iran, Russia, China, and the need for reform of multilateral organizations to … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Swiss Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Kuwait’s enduring strategic partnership and friendship with the United States. The Secretary and the … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir. The Secretary thanked the Minister for Saudi Arabia’s continued partnership with the United States across many regional and bilateral priorities. On Yemen, the Secretary and … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo yesterday at the State Department. During the meeting, the two reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.‑Colombian bilateral relationship. Both leaders also expressed strong support for Venezuela’s interim President Juan … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With France’s Foreign Minister Le Drian

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Today, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met to discuss global efforts in the fight to defeat ISIS. Secretary Pompeo thanked France for its efforts to hold Iran accountable for its terrorist activity in Europe. They also discussed … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With France’s Foreign Minister Le Drian

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With His Excellency Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi of Jordan

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with His Excellency Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi of Jordan in Washington. During the meeting, Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Safadi discussed several issues of mutual interest, including recent progress in the campaign to defeat ISIS, developments in Syria, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With His Excellency Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi of Jordan

United States | List of Participants: Meeting of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

United States – AFGHANISTAN Her Excellency Roya Rahmani Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States ALBANIA His Excellency Gent Cakaj Acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs AUSTRALIA Mr. Anthony Sheehan Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade AUSTRIA Mr. Gerhard Alois Maynhardt Minister Plenipotentiary, Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration, and Foreign Affairs BAHRAIN … Continue reading United States | List of Participants: Meeting of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Afghan President Ghani

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Afghanistan’s President Ghani to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to achieving a lasting peace in Afghanistan. The Secretary underscored Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad’s role in facilitating an inclusive peace process. The Secretary also emphasized … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Afghan President Ghani