The United States to Elevate Diplomatic Representation with Sudan

12/04/2019 12:31 PM EST Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State The Department of State warmly welcomes Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on his first visit to Washington.  Today, we are pleased to announce that the United States and Sudan have decided to initiate the process of exchanging ambassadors after a 23-year gap.  This decision is …

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Secretary Pompeo Announces Intent To Designate IRGC as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Remarks to the Press Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC April 8, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. I’m here to make an important foreign policy announcement concerning the Islamic Republic of Iran. Today the United States is continuing to build its maximum pressure campaign against the Iranian regime. I am …

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Secretary Pompeo at the Meeting of Ministers of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 6, 2019 Remarks Loy Henderson Auditorium Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. What a glorious group to see assembled, and thank you all for traveling here to Washington for this important meeting. Over the course of the last year, five partners have now …

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Secretary Pompeo on Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 4, 2019 We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela. We are also heartened by …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  READOUT August 8, 2018 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today in Washington with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.  They discussed the strong U.S.-Egypt partnership, U.S. military assistance …

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Near East: After the Deal: A New Iran Strategy

Near East: After the Deal: A New Iran Strategy 05/21/2018 12:17 PM EDT Remarks Mike Pompeo Secretary of State The Heritage Foundation Washington, DC May 21, 2018   MS JAMES: Good morning. (Applause.) Welcome to the Heritage Foundation. My name is Kay James and I have the honor of being the president here. It is a pleasure and honor to welcome our distinguished guest, …

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