Ambassador Sales (Nov. 13): "Iran is the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism...The resources Iran uses to fund its global terrorist campaign come directly out of the pockets of ordinary Iranians...The State Department’s mandatory five-year review of Hizballah has once again determined that the group must and will remain on our list of designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations...Along with these actions by the State Department, earlier today the Treasury Department announced four designations targeting Iranian and Hizballah-linked terrorists in Iraq." Full Text» More»

Date: 11/11/2018 Description: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I in Paris, France on November 11, 2018. - State Dept Image

Secretary Pompeo traveled to Paris, France, November 10-11, where he joined President Trump in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War, including visits to memorial sites and cemeteries to honor our shared sacrifice and reaffirm the Transatlantic Alliance. Photos» Trip Page»

Secretary Pompeo (Nov. 9): "As President Trump has made clear, the United States seeks a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China grounded in fairness, reciprocity, and respect." Full Text» More»

Department Press Briefing

November 13, 2018

In Other News

Meeting With Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah

Spokesperson Nauert (Nov. 13): "Secretary Pompeo and Deputy Prime Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah reaffirmed their commitment to the strong U.S.-Qatar relationship and to promoting security and stability in the region. The leaders also discussed working toward a Middle East Strategic Alliance and expansion of Al-Udeid Airbase." Full Text»


Meeting With King Abdullah of Jordan

Spokesperson Nauert (Nov. 13): "Secretary Pompeo met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, DC. During the meeting, Secretary Pompeo conveyed his condolences for the victims of the recent flooding in Jordan and reaffirmed the United States’ steadfast support for Jordan." Full Text»


Palermo Conference on Libya

Spokesperson Nauert (Nov. 13): "The U.S.welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a secure and prosperous future for all Libyans." Full Text»

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