Several European countries recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Pompeo February 4, 2019 Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries 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 ...
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Protecting Venezuela’s Assets for Benefit of Venezuelan People

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON January 29, 2019 Protecting Venezuela’s Assets for Benefit of Venezuelan People On January 25, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo certified the authority of Venezuela’s interim President Juan Guaido to receive and control certain property in accounts of the Government of ...
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Sanctions Against PDVSA and Venezuela Oil Sector

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson January 28, 2019 Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Sanctions Against PDVSA and Venezuela Oil Sector Today, the United States has taken necessary actions to prevent the illegitimate former Maduro regime from further plundering Venezuela’s assets and natural resources. The United States has determined that persons operating in ...
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Pompeo at OAS: “The United States is a friend of Venezuela and of the Venezuelan people”

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Remarks by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the Organization of American States January 24, 2019 Organization of American States Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you very much.  The United States is a friend of Venezuela and of the Venezuelan people.  We have watched Venezuelans suffer for ...
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United States is Ready to Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson January 24, 2019 United States is Ready to Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela Today, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela as they struggle to ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Human Rights Day December 10, 2018 Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those rights that are ...
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Sec. of State Michael R. Pompeo and Sec. of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin on Iran Sanctions

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  November 2, 2018 On-The-Record Briefing Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin on Iran Sanctions Via Teleconference MS NAUERT: Thank you, sir.  Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today’s on-the-record call on the Iran snapback sanctions.  We’re pleased to have with us ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Uruguay’s Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Pompeo Uruguay’s Independence Day August 25, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Uruguay on their 193rd anniversary of independence. For over 150 years, our nations have enjoyed a strong history of cooperation. Our ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on LGBTI Pride Month

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by SecretaryPompeo June 1, 2018 LGBTI Pride Month The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. In many parts ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: Commemoration of International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Today, on the annual International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we mark 70 years of UN peacekeeping, and the service and sacrifice of thousands of uniformed and civilian personnel. UN peacekeepers serve under dangerous and uncertain circumstances, and too often pay the ultimate sacrifice. We honor in particular today the more than 3,700 peacekeepers who ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Pompeo  on the Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem May 14, 2018 Today I am proud to celebrate the opening of the United States Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. This significant event fulfills a promise made by President Trump. As he proclaimed on December 6, ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the JCPOA

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson  Statement By Secretary Pompeo May 8, 2018 On President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from the JCPOA As we exit the Iran deal, we will be working with our allies to find a real, comprehensive, and lasting solution to the Iranian threat. We have a shared interest with our ...
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Secretary Pompeo statement on World Press Freedom Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Secretary Pompeo statement on World Press Freedom Day Washington, DC May 3, 2018 On the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, we renew our commitment to promoting and protecting a free press, which is an essential pillar of democracy. The United States values freedom of the ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Iran Atomic Archive

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO April 30, 2018 Iran Atomic Archive For many years, the Iranian regime has insisted to the world that its nuclear program was peaceful. The documents obtained by Israel from inside of Iran show beyond any doubt that the Iranian regime was not telling ...
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Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

The White House Office of the Press Secretary April 26, 2018 Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State I am pleased with the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo to serve as our country’s top diplomat. Having a patriot of Mike’s immense talent, energy, and intellect leading the Department ...
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