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US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

WASHINGTON – Jan. 12, 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 spoke on the phone today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.  They agreed on the importance of continuing U.S.-Turkish consultations as part of the deliberate and … Continue reading US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

United States | Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

United States – The United States fully supports Israel’s right to defend itself against Iranian regional actions that endanger Israeli national security and the safety of the Israeli people. Iranian support of and supply to terrorist groups in Syria and across the region that have the clear intent and capability to strike Israel are unacceptable. … Continue reading United States | Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

DAMASCUS, Syria | Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader

DAMASCUS, Syria — Sudan’s president has become the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since a war erupted there nearly eight years ago. Omar al-Bashir was greeted at the Damascus airport Sunday by Syrian President Bashar Assad. Syria was expelled from the 22-member Arab League soon after war broke out in 2011. Arab countries … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader

United States | Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan

United States – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan for policy discussions at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 14. The four reviewed joint security initiatives in the United States, Canada, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan

United States | Briefing With Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James F. Jeffrey

United States – AMBASSADOR JEFFREY: Hello, folks. Here to talk a bit about Syria today and take your questions. Can you all hear me? QUESTION: Yes. AMBASSADOR JEFFREY: Okay. Let me review the bidding since the Astana meeting last week on Thursday of Turkey, Iran and Russia trying to focus on the political track. And … Continue reading United States | Briefing With Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James F. Jeffrey

United States | The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room

United States – The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James F. Jeffrey and Syria Envoy and Deputy Assistant Secretary Joel Rayburn will brief the media at 3:00 p.m. today in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State on the results of the Syria Small Group meetings held earlier on Monday in … Continue reading United States | The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room