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US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Chilean Foreign Minister Ampuero

WASHINGTON – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone yesterday with Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero.  They discussed President Sebastian Piñera’s upcoming visit to the White House on September 28, which will strengthen the long-standing partnership between the United States and Chile.  They also discussed Chile’s hosting … Continue reading US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Chilean Foreign Minister Ampuero

WASHINGTON | US, Cuba to meet on mystery ‘health attacks’ in Havana

WASHINGTON— U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American diplomats. The meeting comes amid widespread frustration among national security agencies and in Congress at the lack of answers about what the U.S. describes as “health attacks” that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US, Cuba to meet on mystery ‘health attacks’ in Havana

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California tells NRA to stop selling insurance policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California has ordered the National Rifle Association to stop selling an insurance policy that covers legal costs for injury or damage from legally using a gun. The state Department of Insurance on Tuesday issued a cease and desist order saying that the NRA sold an unlicensed insurance product in the state. The order … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California tells NRA to stop selling insurance policy

U.S. Department of State News: Statement on the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State published the following statement: Tomorrow (today) we honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the terrorist attacks 17 years ago on September 11.  Tomorrow also marks six years since the tragic loss in Libya of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Statement on the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Palestinians say they’ll stick to principles

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Trump administration and the Palestinians (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Palestinian Authority says it will not abandon its principles following the U.S. decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s office in Washington. The spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rdeneh, says the Palestinian Authority will maintain … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Palestinians say they’ll stick to principles

U.S. Department of State News: Congratulations to the New President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and the American people congratulate Dr. Arif Alvi on his swearing in as the new President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The United States looks toward working with Pakistan to advance our shared interests, such as regional peace, stability, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Congratulations to the New President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi

U.S. Department of State News: Tajikistan Independence Day

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement today: On behalf of the American people, I offer congratulations to the people of Tajikistan as you celebrate your 27th anniversary of independence on September 9. Over the past 27 years, the United States and Tajikistan have worked together as partners to promote regional … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Tajikistan Independence Day

U.S. Department of State News: Andorra National Day

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Department of State released the following statement today: On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Andorra as they celebrate Our Lady of Meritxell Day.  The United States is proud to share a set of common values with the people of Andorra and looks forward to deepening … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Andorra National Day