Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 14, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Copenhagen, Reykjavik, and Kangerlussuaq from May 16-20. Secretary Blinken will begin his trip in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, where he will meet with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod to discuss our strong bilateral ties, commitment to combating …

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On Progress Toward Peace

On Progress Toward Peace PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 11, 2020   The agreement reached yesterday between Israel and Morocco to normalize relations is another remarkable step toward peace. In the coming weeks, Israel and Morocco will assume full diplomatic relations. This agreement will also grant overflights and direct flights to and from Israel and will promote …

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United States and Partners Promote Accountability for Corruption and Human Rights Abuse

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: United States and Partners Promote Accountability for Corruption and Human Rights Abuse   PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 10, 2020   Yesterday and today the United States imposed sanctions under the Global Magnitsky sanctions program on corrupt actors and human rights abusers worldwide.  These actions target actors …

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Statement on the Importance of the EU and U.S. Partnership for Security Telecommunications Infrastructure

The text of the following statement was released by United States Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Mr. Keith Krach and European Commissioner for Internal Market Mr. Thierry Breton on the importance of the EU and U.S. partnership for securing telecommunications infrastructure. Begin Text: Under Secretary Keith Krach and Commissioner …

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U.S., Denmark and 27 Nations Co-sign Joint Statement on Internet Shutdowns in Belarus

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Ukraine. Begin Text: We, the …

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Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response Through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 8, 2020 Thanks to the unmatched generosity of the American people and the efforts of the U.S. Government, the United States has continued to lead the world’s public health and humanitarian response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are building on that leadership, with another $225 million in health, humanitarian, and economic assistance …

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U.S. Purchase of Needed Supplies from Russia

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON The United States is committed to the global fight against COVID-19.  We are a generous and reliable contributor to crisis response and humanitarian action across the world, but we cannot do it alone.  The countries of the G20 agreed last week to work together to defeat the coronavirus, and we are working closely …

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(Updated May 28, 2020) Important Notice: Presidential Proclamation to Limit the Spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Entry of non-LPR foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Zone, the UK, Ireland, or Brazil within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry …

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Release: Country Reports on Terrorism

In 2016, terrorist groups continued to exploit ungoverned territory and ongoing conflict to expand their reach. ISIS remained the top terrorist threat in 2016, directing and inspiring terrorist cells, networks, and individuals around the world. ISIS was expelled from a significant amount of territory it had controlled at the beginning of 2016, a trend that …

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