U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo arrives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on September 18, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]
September 18, 2019

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  • September 19, 2019

    Required Departure of Cuban Diplomats

    After two members of Cuba’s UN mission engaged in activities harmful to U.S. national security, we asked them to leave the U.S. Members of Cuba’s UN mission are also restricted to stay in Manhattan. We take any and all attempts against U.S. national security seriously.

  • September 19, 2019

    Accountability and Anti-Corruption in Afghanistan

    Government institutions and leaders in Afghanistan must be transparent and accountable. We stand against those who exploit positions of power and influence to deprive people of the benefits of foreign assistance and a more prosperous future.

  • September 18, 2019

    Department's Symposium on Intercountry Adoption

    The three-day symposium brought together approximately 125 adoption service providers, non-governmental organizations, birth parents, adoptive parents, adult adoptees, and Congressional staff to discuss policies and best practices on intercountry adoption.

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Michael R. Pompeo

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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.

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In Defense of the American Rights Tradition

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