Press Releases: December 2018

12/17/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/16/18 Bhutan National Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/16/18 Run-Up to the 2019 Bolivian Presidential Elections; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/15/18 Deputy Secretary John Sullivan's Meetings with Bulgaria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zakharieva; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/15/18 On EU Resolve in Holding Russia Accountable; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/15/18 Outcome of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/18 Advancing U.S. Interests at International Civil Aviation Event in Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/18 Conclusion of the Fourth Round of Negotiations To Modernize the Columbia River Treaty Regime; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/18 Press Availability at the U.S. - Canada 2+2 Ministerial;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/14/18 Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis' Meeting with Canada's Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting with Slovenian Foreign Minister Miro Cerar; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/18 The United States Sanctions Three Individuals for Threatening Peace in South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Conclusion of Yemen Consultations in Sweden;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Death of Iranian Political Prisoner and Human Rights Activist Vahid Sayadi-Nassiri; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Meeting With Austrian Secretary General for Foreign Affairs Peterlik; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Participation in U.S.-Russia Counterterrorism Dialogue With Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Syromolotov; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Joint Statement Regarding the Inaugural United States-Greece Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Launch Event and First Regional Workshop of the GCTF Initiative To Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems Threats; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Repression of Civil Society, Human Rights Defenders, and Independent Media in Nicaragua; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/13/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Greek Acting Foreign Minister George Katrougalos; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/18 U.S. - Canada 2+2 Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/12/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Meetings With Senior Slovak Officials; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/12/18 Interview With Fox & Friends;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; New York City
12/12/18 On the Attack in Strasbourg; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/12/18 Public Designation, Due to Significant Corruption, of Nicaragua's Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/12/18 Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Iran;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; United Nations; New York City
12/12/18 The Republic of Kenya's National Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Briefing on Religious Freedom Designations;  Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Samuel D. Brownback; Via Teleconference
12/11/18 Burkina Faso's National Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan Hosts Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Bratislava, Vienna, Sofia, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Warsaw; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Religious Freedom Designations;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Remarks at the Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Loy Henderson Auditorium; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Secretary Pompeo's Call With Georgia President-Elect Salome Zourabichvili; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/18 Secretary Pompeo's Travel to New York City; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/11/18 The United States Joins the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility To Support Infrastructure Development in the Pacific Islands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Armenia's 2018 Parliamentary Elections; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Briefing on European Energy Security and the Nord Stream 2;  Assistant Secretary Francis R. Fannon, Bureau of Energy Resources; Via Teleconference
12/10/18 Department of State Participates in Quick Response Force (QRF) Summit Challenge 2018 ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Human Rights Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Interview With Hugh Hewitt of the Hugh Hewitt Show;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Via Teleconference
12/10/18 Meeting Readout of The Secretary's Special Representative on Syria Engagement in Gaziantep; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/18 On Senegal's Millennium Challenge Compact;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Public Designation, Due to Significant Corruption, of The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/10/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Senegalese Prime Minister Mohammed Dionne; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/18 The Passing of Human Rights Defender Ludmilla Mikhailovna Alexeeva; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/09/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Assistant Secretary Madison Travels to Kenya for Global Forum on Drug Use Treatment and Prevention  ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Denise Natali Travel to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Bicentennial Statement to Cabo Verde;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/07/18 International Anticorruption Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Interview With Lukas & Careth In The Morning, B98 FM;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Via Teleconference
12/07/18 New APEC Business Advisory Council Member Named; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1917-1972, Volume VII, Public Diplomacy, 1964-1968; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Murphy's Travel to Paris; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 Release Human Rights Activist Farhad Meisami; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/07/18 The Russian and Assad Regime's False Allegations on Chemical Weapons Use in Aleppo; Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino; Washington, DC
12/07/18 The Thirteenth U.S.-Italy Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 U.S. Assistant Secretary Manisha Singh and Republic of Korea Vice Foreign Minister Lee Taeho Hold Talks on Strengthening Economic Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 U.S. Engagement in the UN General Assembly Third Committee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/18 U.S.-Kazakhstan Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/18 Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Co-Hosts Senior Leaders Seminar on Battlefield Evidence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/18 Briefing on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF); U.S. Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman, Russia; Via Teleconference
12/06/18 Cuba Internet Task Force Second Public Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/18 Finland National Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/06/18 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Releases Fourteen Newly Digitized Foreign Relations of the United States Volumes; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With ROK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/18 U.S.-Italy Joint Declaration Signing on Science and Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 International Nongovernmental Organizations in Pakistan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/04/18 On the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council; Washington, DC
12/04/18 Press Availability at NATO Headquarters;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Brussels, Belgium
12/04/18 Reestablishment of a Permanent Diplomatic Presence in Somalia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/04/18 Remarks With NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
12/04/18 Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; German Marshall Fund; Brussels, Belgium
12/04/18 Russia's Violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Libyan Prime Minister al-Sarraj; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook With Traveling Press;  Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook; Brussels, Belgium
12/04/18 Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador Jim Jeffrey Travel to Turkey and Jordan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 The 2018 Zoohackathon Global Winner; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 United States and the Republic of the Congo Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/18 Yemen Consultations in Sweden;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/03/18 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Colombia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/03/18 Briefing With Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James F. Jeffrey;  Special Representative for Syria Engagement James F. Jeffrey; Washington, DC
12/03/18 Briefing on Iran;  Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook; en route to, Belgium
12/03/18 Hungary: Central European University (CEU);  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/03/18 Secretary Pompeo To Travel to Brussels;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/03/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/03/18 Senior State Department Official Previewing Secretary Pompeo's Trip to Brussels, Belgium;  Senior Department Official; On Plane en route to Brussels, Belgium
12/03/18 Thailand National Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/03/18 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2019 Industry Advisory Group Annual Meeting Date; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/03/18 The Secretary's Special Representative for Syria Engagement To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/02/18 Remarks at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Washington, DC
12/02/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo Ebrard  ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/02/18 Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad Travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/18 Central African Republic National Day;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/01/18 Interview With Gesell Tobias of Voice of America Latin America;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Buenos Aires, Argentina
12/01/18 Interview With Wolf Blitzer of CNN;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Buenos Aires, Argentina
12/01/18 Iran Test Launches Ballistic Missile Violating UN Security Council Ban;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC
12/01/18 On the Passing of President George H. W. Bush;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Washington, DC