July 13, 2019
The U.S. is seriously concerned by the Iranian-backed Houthis’ sentencing of 30 political prisoners to death in Yemen. We urge the Iranian-backed Houthis to retract these sentences, treat detainees humanely, and cease arbitrary detentions.
July 12, 2019
On July 15, the U.S. Holocaust Museum will host an opening event to start the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington, DC. Ambassador Brownback, Director Sara Bloomfield, and a Holocaust survivor will deliver remarks.
July 12, 2019
The U.S. has received numerous conflicting reports regarding the welfare and whereabouts of the wrongfully detained “CITGO 6” in Venezuela. We insist that the former Maduro regime provide an immediate update on their condition and demand the immediate release of the CITGO 6.
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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.