Date: 2018 Description: A general view of the United Nations General Assembly hall. © UN Image

Sept. 20: This week marks the formal opening of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, with High-Level week beginning on September 24. The U.S. will be actively engaged across a wide spectrum of UNGA events and activities, and will frame that engagement around five broad policy priorities: non-proliferation; humanitarian assistance and food security; peace and security; counterterrorism; and UN reform. DipNote» More»

Secretary Pompeo (Sept. 21): “Since the earliest days of his presidency, President Trump has directed all of us in his administration to advance and defend religious freedom at home and abroad." Full Text»

Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives. DipNote»

Department Press Briefing

September 20, 2018

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Iran's Missile Program

Special Representative Hook (Sept. 19): “Iran’s pace of missiles did not diminish after the Iran deal was implemented in January 2016, and Iran has conducted multiple ballistic missile launches since that time.” Full Text» DipNote»

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