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]
August 22, 2019

Secretary's Travel to Canada

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  • August 22, 2019

    China Escalates Coercion in South China Sea

    The U.S. is deeply concerned China is continuing its interference with Vietnam’s longstanding oil and gas activities in Vietnam’s Exclusive Economic Zone claim. This calls into question China’s commitment to the peaceful resolution of maritime disputes.

  • August 22, 2019

    Promoting Religious Freedom

    Today we remember victims of persecution everywhere, including those of faith and no faith. We must continue to defend the unalienable right to freedom of religion or belief, until persecution is a thing of the past. Let us turn our convictions into action.

  • August 21, 2019

    Remembering Victims of Terrorism

    We express our solidarity with the victims of terrorist attacks and their families. We honor their strength and re-commit to preventing attacks and holding terrorists accountable.

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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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