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U.S. Department of State News: Video of Executions in Cameroon

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States is gravely concerned over the recent video depicting men wearing military-style uniforms executing two women and two children, one an infant.  International media, Amnesty International, and Cameroonian human rights organizations attribute the actions portrayed in the video to the Cameroonian military.  … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Video of Executions in Cameroon

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Travel to New York City

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to New York on Friday, July 20, 2018. Secretary Pompeo will meet with Ambassador Nikki Haley and members of the United Nations Security Council, as well as Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Travel to New York City

U.S. Department of State News: Escalation of Violence in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States condemns the ongoing attacks by Daniel Ortega’s para-police against university students, journalists, and clergy across the country, in addition to the arbitrary detention of Civic Alliance leadership.  Every additional victim of this violence and intimidation campaign further undermines Ortega’s legitimacy.  We … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Escalation of Violence in Nicaragua

U.S. Department of State News: General Officer-Level Talks Between the United States and the DPRK on the Repatriation of Remains

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On Sunday, July 15, representatives from the United States held the first General Officer-level talks with the DPRK since 2009.  They met to discuss the return of U.S. service members’ remains missing since the Korean War.  This meeting was aimed at fulfilling one of … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: General Officer-Level Talks Between the United States and the DPRK on the Repatriation of Remains

U.S. Department of State News: On the Commemoration of the Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Two years ago, nearly 250 Turkish citizens lost their lives, and thousands were wounded in the heinous failed coup attempt of July 15.  We offer our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ones of those injured or killed.  The failed coup attempt was … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: On the Commemoration of the Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On July 13, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng at the Department of State in Washington, DC.  During their meeting, the Deputy Secretary and the Secretary of Justice discussed the U.S.-Hong Kong partnership in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng

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

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the people of the French Republic as you celebrate your National Day. France is our oldest friend and ally.  The strength of our relationship is reflected in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: France National Day

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Foreign Secretary Videgaray of Mexico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Today Secretary Pompeo met with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico. They emphasized the importance of continuing to work together through the completion of the Pena Nieto administration … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Foreign Secretary Videgaray of Mexico