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November 11, 2019

Lessons From a Lifetime of Service

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  • November 13, 2019

    On South Sudan’s Failure to Form a Unity Government

    The U.S. is gravely disappointed with the failure of President Kiir and Dr. Machar to to form a national unity government by the established deadline of November 12.

  • November 12, 2019

    Secretary's Call With Iraqi Prime Minister

    Secretary Pompeo urged Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi to take immediate steps to address protesters’ legitimate grievances by enacting reforms and tackling corruption.

  • November 11, 2019

    Situation in Hong Kong

    The U.S. is watching the situation in Hong Kong with grave concern. ‎We condemn violence on all sides, extend our sympathies to victims of violence regardless of their political inclinations, and call for all parties— police and protestors— to exercise restraint.‎ 

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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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