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U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  The Secretary emphasized that the United States will hold all of those involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi accountable, and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

State Department News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

WASHINGTON – The below is attributable to the U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian while accompanying President Trump on his trip to Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.  They discussed U.S.-French cooperation on resolving … Continue reading State Department News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

U.S. Department of State News: Interview With John Dickerson of CBS Face the Nation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following transcript of an interview with John Dickerson of CBS Face the Nation: QUESTION: We want to go now to the State Department Diplomatic Room in Washington and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.  Mr. Secretary, I want to start with the sanctions that will be reimposed … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Interview With John Dickerson of CBS Face the Nation

U.S. Department of State News: Interview With Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following transcript of an interview with Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday: QUESTION: Joining me now live from the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Mr. Secretary, welcome back to Fox News Sunday. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, Chris.  Great to be with you today. QUESTION: … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Interview With Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday

U.S. Department of State News: Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance to Rukban

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: We welcome the news that the UN is finally able to begin delivering aid to the Rukban encampment from Damascus. This delivery comes after months of pressure from the United States, the UN, the UN Security Council, and wider international community for the Syrian … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance to Rukban

U.S. State Department News: U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack in Egypt

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The Department of State condemns today’s deadly attack on a bus heading towards a Coptic Christian monastery in Upper Egypt. We extend our condolences to the families of these innocent victims. We remain steadfast in our support of Egypt’s efforts to combat terrorism and … Continue reading U.S. State Department News: U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack in Egypt

U.S. Department of State News: Recent Developments in Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States continues to follow developments in Sri Lanka with concern.  We urge all sides to refrain from intimidation and violence.  We call on the President, in consultation with the Speaker, to immediately reconvene parliament and allow the democratically elected representatives of the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Recent Developments in Sri Lanka

State Department News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Washington DC with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths.  The Deputy Secretary thanked the Special Envoy for his dedication to renewed peace … Continue reading State Department News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths