Michael R. 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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Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East
Feb. 14: Secretary Pompeo's opening remarks at the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. More»Trip Page»
GLOBSEC Youth Engagement Event
Feb. 12: Secretary Pompeo participated in a discussion with young Slovak leaders and students about the legacy of Western democratic freedom. Remarks»Trip Page»