The United States Continues To Recognize Interim President Guaidó and the Last Democratically Elected National Assembly in Venezuela

The United States Continues To Recognize Interim President Guaidó and the Last Democratically Elected National Assembly in Venezuela PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2021   On December 6, 2020, the illegitimate Maduro regime staged fraudulent legislative elections in Venezuela. Sixty countries around the world either came together to issue joint statements, including those released by the ...
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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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Designations of National People’s Congress Officials Undermining the Autonomy of Hong Kong

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Designations of National People’s Congress Officials Undermining the Autonomy of Hong Kong PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 7, 2020 Beijing’s unrelenting assault against Hong Kong’s democratic processes has gutted its Legislative Council, rendering the body a rubber stamp devoid of meaningful opposition. One aspect of that assault ...
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United States Takes Action Against Violators of Religious Freedom

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: United States Takes Action Against Violators of Religious Freedom   Religious freedom is an unalienable right, and the bedrock upon which free societies are built and flourish. Today, the United States – a nation founded by those fleeing religious persecution, as the recent Commission on ...
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