U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo board an airplane as he departs Asunción, Paraguay, April 13, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]
January 18, 2020

Secretary Pompeo Travels to Germany, Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Florida

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  • January 18, 2020

    Designation of IRGC Commander Shahvarpour

    The State Department designated Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Brigadier General Hassan Shahvarpour, Khuzestan Province’s Vali Asr Commander, for his involvement in gross violations of human rights against protestors during the November protests in Mahshahr, Iran.

  • January 17, 2020

    Securing Greater Religious Freedom Around the World

    Freedom of religion or belief is a universal human right and foundational to human dignity. A government’s protection of this right is critical to its nation’s prosperity and the flourishment of its citizenry.

  • January 17, 2020

    Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook's Remarks to the Media

    Iran is facing a diplomatic crisis as its isolation deepens. We were pleased to see the UK, France, and Germany initiate the Iran nuclear deal dispute resolution mechanism earlier this week. Until Iran behaves like a normal nation, its isolation will only deepen.

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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.

January 13, 2020

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