Date: 05/18/2018 Description: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Dutch Foreign Minister Stephanus Blok before addressing reporters at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on May 18, 2018. - State Dept Image

Spokesperson Nauert (May 18): "Secretary Pompeo thanked Foreign Minister Blok for Dutch support in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Mali, and for the Netherlands’ leadership as a member of the UN Security Council.  Secretary Pompeo and the foreign minister also discussed other issues of bilateral and global concern, including developments with North Korea, Russia, and Venezuela." Full Text»

Ambassador Birx (May 16): "With the 15th anniversary, we continue to have remarkable and strong bipartisan support, and we’ve spanned three presidential administrations and eight Congresses, all of which have spoken to the importance of PEPFAR." Full Text» More» PEPFAR15»

Date: 05/14/2018 Description: This National Police Week, DSS honors the memory of our fallen colleagues. The photo is of Ronald Albert Lariviere, Daniel Emmett O'Connor, Edward Joseph Seitz, and Stephen Eric Sullivan. - State Dept Image

May 16: During National Police Week, the Diplomatic Security Service honors the memory of fallen colleagues and partners, and thanks them, their families, and their communities for their service and sacrifice. DipNote» More»

Department Press Briefing

May 17, 2018

In Other News

Death of Sabika Sheikh

Secretary Pompeo (May 19): "I send my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sabika Sheikh, who was killed in the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, yesterday. Sabika was in the U.S. on the State Department-sponsored Youth Exchange and Study program, helping to build ties between the U.S. and her native Pakistan." Full Text»

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