Secretary Pompeo (Dec. 12): "Our goodwill gestures have been futile in correcting the Iranian regime’s reckless missile activity and its destructive behaviors. No nation can dispute that Iran is in open defiance of UN Security Council Resolution 2231." Full Text» Outlaw Regime Report» Trip Page»

Dec. 11: Deputy Secretary Sullivan delivered opening remarks at The Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial at the State Department. More»

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Department Press Briefing

December 11, 2018

In Other News

On EU Resolve in Holding Russia Accountable

Deputy Spokesperson Palladino (Dec. 15): "The U.S. welcomes steps by the EU and its Member States to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine, including actions by the European Parliament and European Council. We will continue to hold Russia accountable for its actions, working with our European partners and Allies." Full Text»


U.S.-Canada 2+2 Ministerial

Dec. 14: Secretary Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan for policy discussions at the Department of State. The four reviewed joint security initiatives in the U.S., Canada and throughout the world. More» Remarks»


Conclusion of Yemen Consultations in Sweden

Secretary Pompeo (Dec. 13): "The U.S. commends participants from the Yemen consultations in Sweden for making progress on key initiatives, including a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces in Hudaydah, prisoner exchanges, and opening humanitarian corridors to the city of Taiz." Full Text»


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