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US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Melissa Scheffler of KWCH TV Wichita

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of State released the following transcript: QUESTION: So let’s talk about Senator Dole. Who is Bob Dole to you? SECRETARY POMPEO: Bob’s a friend and a legend and a true patriot, a truly great American.  When you think about the arc of American history over the last, what, 50 … Continue reading US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Melissa Scheffler of KWCH TV Wichita

United States | Interview With Lukas & Careth in the Morning, B98 FM

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: 97.9 B98, Lukas and Careth in the Morning. It’s 7:44. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on with us. Good morning, Secretary – or Mr. Secretary, I should say. I’m being very proper now. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. Thanks for being so formal. It’s great to be back home. It’s … Continue reading United States | Interview With Lukas & Careth in the Morning, B98 FM

United States | Remarks to the Press

United States (STL.News) – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Today I’d like to make brief remarks on two foreign policy issues. But first, I want to offer my personal condolences to the nation of New Zealand in the wake of the grotesque mosque attacks in Christchurch. The thoughts and prayers of the American people are … Continue reading United States | Remarks to the Press

United States | Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams

United States – MR PALLADINO: Happy Friday, everybody. QUESTION: Happy Friday. MR PALLADINO: Good to see you all. We have back again this week Special Representative for Venezuela. QUESTION: An encore performance. MR PALLADINO: There is important things to talk about, so let’s get to it, please. MR ABRAMS: Okay, hi. I wanted to provide … Continue reading United States | Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams

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 Pompeo’s Call With French Foreign Minister Le Drian

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Today, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and French Foreign Minister Le Drian discussed global efforts in the fight to defeat ISIS, especially in Iraq and Syria. Secretary Pompeo also noted France’s efforts to counter Iran-backed terrorist activity in Europe and the Middle East. SOURCE: … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With French Foreign Minister Le Drian

United States | Remarks to the Future Farmers of America

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, good afternoon, everyone. AUDIENCE: Good afternoon. SECRETARY POMPEO: Are you ready to have some fun? AUDIENCE: Yes. SECRETARY POMPEO: I have a rule, no boring speeches, so you let me know if I get it or if I don’t, all right? Chase, Grace, thank you so much for those … Continue reading United States | Remarks to the Future Farmers of America

United States | Senior State Department Official On Title III of the LIBERTAD Act

United States – MODERATOR: Thank you, and good morning everyone, or good afternoon. Thank you for joining us for today’s background briefing on the LIBERTAD Act, also known as the Helms-Burton Act. Today with us is [Senior State Department Official]. A reminder: Today’s call is on background and will be embargoed until the end of … Continue reading United States | Senior State Department Official On Title III of the LIBERTAD Act

United States | Interview With Clay Masters of Morning Edition, Iowa Public Radio

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. This is Mike speaking. QUESTION: Yeah, hi, Secretary Pompeo. Clay Masters, Iowa Public Radio. SECRETARY POMPEO: Hi, Clay. How are you this morning? QUESTION: Doing well. Just interested first just to kind of have you explain what you’re going to be doing in Iowa today. SECRETARY POMPEO: Yeah, … Continue reading United States | Interview With Clay Masters of Morning Edition, Iowa Public Radio

US Department of State News: Merger of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem

WASHINGTON (STL.News) The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: On March 4, 2019, U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem will merge into U.S. Embassy Jerusalem to form a single diplomatic mission. This step follows Secretary Pompeo’s October 18, 2018 announcement that the two missions and teams would be combined. There will be complete continuity … Continue reading US Department of State News: Merger of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Houston, Texas

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: Secretary Pompeo will travel to Houston, Texas on March 12 to deliver keynote remarks at CERA Energy Week’s “Reshaping the Energy Future” conference.  The speech will address how America’s energy revolution strengthens national security in an age of renewed great power competition. … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Houston, Texas

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 | Remarks With Traveling Press

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: So the President gave a pretty good description of the summit, how it ended, the progress that we made, and progress we didn’t make. I thought I’d talk about two other things. One, we were and continue to be very engaged with the issue between India and Pakistan. I spent … Continue reading United States | Remarks With Traveling Press

United States | United States Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country

United States – Today, Vice President Pence announced that the United States is providing nearly $56 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the regional response for the nearly 3.4 million Venezuelans who have fled Venezuela due to the political and economic crisis caused by Nicolas Maduro. This assistance complements the aid that the United … Continue reading United States | United States Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country

United States | Interview With Michel Ghandour of Al Hurra

United States – QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for your time first. SECRETARY POMPEO: It’s great to be with you. QUESTION: Thanks so much. How would this Warsaw conference help counter Iran malign activity in the Middle East and push the peace and the prosperity and the security of the region? SECRETARY POMPEO: … Continue reading United States | Interview With Michel Ghandour of Al Hurra

United States | Interview With Jan Mikruta of Polsat

United States – QUESTION: Secretary Pompeo, thank you very much for your time. Sir, how important Warsaw Mideast summit is for American-Polish relationship? Does it change a lot? SECRETARY POMPEO: First of all, Jan, thank you for having me on. I appreciate it. Look, this is an important ministerial, and we are deeply appreciative of … Continue reading United States | Interview With Jan Mikruta of Polsat

United States | Remarks at Gate of Freedom Memorial

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. It’s a tremendous honor to be here to join you in remembering the more than 400 innocents who lost their lives attempting to flee communism. We honor their sacrifice, and it’s an honor for me to be here with you today. It’s great to be with the members … Continue reading United States | Remarks at Gate of Freedom Memorial

United States | Remarks With Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini

United States – PRIME MINISTER PELLEGRINI: (In Slovak.) SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Mr. Prime Minister. Thanks for the wonderful welcome. It’s a beautiful place. It’s great to be with you. It’s great to be here in Slovakia. I’m only on the ground for a few hours here, but it’s an important few hours, to communicate … Continue reading United States | Remarks With Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini

United States | Remarks at U.S. Embassy Budapest

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Hello, everyone. Enjoying your time in Budapest so far? QUESTION: Great city to be in. SECRETARY POMPEO: I’m very much looking forward to the rest of the afternoon here. Thanks for – (inaudible) team. I enjoyed being with them a great deal. They’re doing fantastic work here. This afternoon I’ll … Continue reading United States | Remarks at U.S. Embassy Budapest

United States | Remarks to the Press

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. At the core of President Trump’s foreign policy are a few very, very simple truths. The security of the American people must be our greatest consideration, the agreements into which we enter must serve American interests, and countries must be held accountable when they break the rules. … Continue reading United States | Remarks to the Press

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 on Friday, February 1 at 8:30 a.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

U.S. Department of State News: Interview With Sean Hannity of Fox News

WASHINGTON – Jan. 31, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) release the following transcript of Secretary Pompeo interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News: QUESTION: All right, so much happening around the globe. Joining us now is Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.  Mr. Secretary, always good to see you and thank you for … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Interview With Sean Hannity of Fox News

United States | Remarks to the World Economic Forum

United States – MR BRENDE: Mr. Secretary, it is with deep appreciation that I welcome you to our annual meeting here in Davos. In the 49-year history of the forum, we have only done video links less than 10 times, always under exceptional circumstances. With the current U.S. Government shutdown, we fully understand that the … Continue reading United States | Remarks to the World Economic Forum

U.S. Department of State: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Scott Thuman of Sinclair Broadcast Group

WASHINGTON – Jan. 20, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following transcript of an interviews with Secretary Pompeo: QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you for the time. SECRETARY POMPEO: You bet. It’s great to be with you. QUESTION: This week, four Americans were killed in Syria. ISIS has claimed responsibility, yet when … Continue reading U.S. Department of State: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Scott Thuman of Sinclair Broadcast Group

United States | Remarks to Traveling Press

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: So good afternoon, everyone. I had a brief but very productive trip. I had a chance to meet with the Saudi foreign minister, with King Salman, and then, ultimately, with Crown Prince Salman; discussed the issues that relate to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States as they … Continue reading United States | Remarks to Traveling Press

U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement of the Second United States-Qatar Strategic Dialogue: Forward Together

WASHINGTON – Jan. 13, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) today released the following statement: The governments of the State of Qatar and the United States held the second Strategic Dialogue in Doha, Qatar on January 13, 2019.  U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo co-chaired the opening session with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement of the Second United States-Qatar Strategic Dialogue: Forward Together

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani at a Press Availability

WASHINGTON – Jan. 13, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) today released the following statement: FOREIGN MINISTER AL THANI: (Via interpreter) In the name of God, most gracious, most compassionate, at the outset I would like to thank His Excellency the Secretary of State Mr. Mike Pompeo for visiting Doha, and I would … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani at a Press Availability

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue

WASHINGTON – Jan. 13, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) today released the following statement: FOREIGN MINISTER AL THANI: (Via interpreter, in progress) that link our two countries in order to reinforce a deep partnership and cooperation in all aspects economic and also military relations, which are the most important pillars of such … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamimbin Hamad Al Thani

WASHINGTON – Jan. 13, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha.  The Secretary thanked the Amir for Qatar’s longtime friendship and strategic partnership with … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamimbin Hamad Al Thani

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS’s Face the Nation

WASHINGTON – Jan. 13, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement today: QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, we are in the middle of this shutdown, and I know a number of State Department employees are not getting paid, including a quarter of U.S. employees in foreign countries.  You’ve been going to U.S. … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS’s Face the Nation