February 25, 2020
The U.S. is sanctioning 13 foreign entities and individuals in China, Iraq, Russia, and Turkey pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act.
February 24, 2020
The State Department will honor Dr. Ralph J. Bunche as its next Hero of U.S. Diplomacy at a ceremony on February 27. Dr. Ralph J. Bunche was an academic and diplomat who shaped some of the most remarkable moments in 20th century history.
February 23, 2020
Secretary Pompeo called Iraq’s new Prime Minister-designate, Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi, to reaffirm the United States’ enduring commitment to a strong, sovereign, and prosperous Iraq.
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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.