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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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Intent To Designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 8, 2019 Today, the Secretary of State announced his intent to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), including its Qods Force, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This designation is a historic step to counter Iran-backed ...
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Secretary Pompeo on the situation in Libya

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC April 7, 2019 The United States is deeply concerned about fighting near Tripoli. We have made clear that we oppose the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and urge the immediate halt to these military operations against the Libyan capital. Forces should return to status ...
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American Music Abroad and U.S. Embassy Bring “The T-Sisters” to Egypt

March 31, 2019  Cairo – American folk band “The T Sisters” are bringing their “indie folk” sound to Cairo, courtesy of the U.S. Embassy and American Music Abroad (AMA).  The band features the vocal harmonies of sisters Erika, Rachel, and Chloe Tietjen.  The T Sisters will be performing two public concerts and will be collaborating ...
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