Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second from right, elbow-bumps Shihab al-Faheem, chief of protocol with the United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as he and his wife Susan, right, step off a plane at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. Also pictured are Terry Rakolta, left, and her husband, U.S. Ambassador to the UAE John Rakolta. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
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    Treaty on Open Skies

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  • November 21, 2020

    Detention of the CITGO-6

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  • November 20, 2020

    U.S.-Taiwan EPP Dialogue

    The Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue was an opportunity to continue work in existing areas of economic cooperation while also forging new economic ties between the U.S. and Taiwan.

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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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