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Secretary Pompeo (Apr. 19) (Twitter): "The U.S.-Japan Alliance is ironclad, strengthened and adapted over time to defend our freedoms and shared values. From the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea to preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific, our partnership will continue to meet every challenge." Full Remarks at Joint Press Availability»

Department Press Briefing

April 11, 2019

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Decision on Imports of Iranian Oil

Secretary Pompeo (Apr. 22): "Today we are announcing the U.S. will not issue any additional Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing importers of Iranian oil. The Trump Administration has taken Iran’s oil exports to historic lows, and we are dramatically accelerating our pressure campaign in a calibrated way that meets our national security objectives while maintaining well supplied global oil markets." Full Text»


Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka

Secretary Pompeo (Apr. 21): "The U.S. condemns in the strongest terms the terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning. Attacks on innocent people gathering in a place of worship or enjoying a holiday meal are affronts to the universal values and freedoms that we hold dear, and demonstrate yet again the brutal nature of radical terrorists whose sole aim is to threaten peace and security." Full Text»

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