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May 22, 2019

Celebrating Israel's Independence


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  • May 22, 2019

    Press Gaggle With Spokesperson Ortagus

    We reaffirm our unwavering commitment to the African Union’s vision for a free and prosperous continent, and the U.S. will continue to promote stronger trade and commercial ties with Africa. 

  • May 22, 2019

    Secretary's Meeting With Vietnamese Leaders

    They discussed efforts to strengthen the U.S.‑Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership by deepening political, security, economic, and people-to-people ties, in addition to cooperation on humanitarian and legacy of war issues.

  • May 21, 2019

    Secretary's Meeting With Pacific Island Nations

    Secretary Pompeo and the Presidents of Palau, the Marshall Islands, and Micronesia discussed our enduring partnerships, enshrined in our Compacts of Free Association.

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Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development.

May 8, 2019

First Anniversary of President Trump’s New Iran Strategy

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