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The Diplomatic Security Service is the law enforcement and security arm of the U.S. Department of State. It bears the core responsibility for providing a safe environment for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.

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The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is the largest regularly-scheduled diplomatic gathering in the world. UNGA requires close coordination between local, federal, and international security organizations.   The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) provides security support for scores of visiting dignitaries at this annual event in New York City.

Promote U.S. Foreign Policy and Protecting the Secretary of State
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to all corners of the world to do his job. His duties as Secretary include acting as the President's representative at all international forums, negotiating treaties and other international agreements, and conducting everyday, face-to-face diplomacy. 

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The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is the largest regularly-scheduled diplomatic gathering in the world. UNGA requires close coordination between local, federal, and international security organizations.   The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) provides security support for scores of visiting dignitaries at this annual event in New York City.

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is the largest regularly-scheduled diplomatic gathering in the world. UNGA requires close coordination between local, federal, and international security organizations. The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) provides security support for scores of visiting dignitaries at this annual event in New York City.

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The Department of State and the Government of Senegal today inaugurated a new regional counterterrorism training facility in Thi├Ęs, Senegal.

Diplomatic Couriers
A Diplomatic Courier is an official of the U.S. Government who is properly trained and credentialed by the U.S. Secretary of State to accompany classified materials across international borders. 

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