U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo board an airplane as he departs Asunción, Paraguay, April 13, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]
December 1, 2019

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Kentucky, U.K., Portugal, and Morocco

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    U.S.-Sudan Diplomatic Representation

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  • December 3, 2019

    International Day of Persons With Disabilities

    Disability rights are at the heart of American values of human dignity and freedom. Today, we recommit ourselves to upholding the rights, dignity, and inclusion of persons with disabilities at home and around the world.

  • December 3, 2019

    Namibia’s Elections

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Michael R. Pompeo

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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.

November 15, 2019

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