Sister-region agreement between the state of Maryland and Hauts-de-France

On December 2, Ambassador McCourt hosted President of Hauts-de-France Xavier Bertrand for the signing of a sister-region agreement with the state of Maryland.  The event was virtually connected to the French Embassy in Washington where Ambassador Etienne hosted Maryland Governor Hogan.  The agreement will strengthen ties encouraging cooperation on agriculture, life-sciences, and tourism and create …

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Monaco National Day

Press statementt Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State November 18, 2020 On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I warmly congratulate the people and government of Monaco on the occasion of your 164th National Day, la Fête du Prince. For over 150 years, the United States and Monaco have been partners …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with French President Macron

Office of the spokesperson November 16 The below is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with French President Emmanuel Macron today in Paris, France.  Secretary Pompeo and President Macron discussed significant threats to global security, efforts to counter violent extremism, Iran’s destabilizing behavior, and Hizballah’s malign influence …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with French Foreign Minister Le Drian

Office of the spokesperson November 16, 2020 The below is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with French President Emmanuel Macron today in Paris, France.  Secretary Pompeo and President Macron discussed significant threats to global security, efforts to counter violent extremism, Iran’s destabilizing behavior, and Hizballah’s malign …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo with Lea Salame of France Inter

INTERVIEW MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Via Teleconference September 15, 2020 QUESTION:  Good morning and welcome, Mike Pompeo.  We’re very happy to have you on air, Mr. Secretary of State, on the leading radio show in France. You have been exerting maximum pressure on Iran for three years.  This country lost 80 percent of …

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President Donald Trump, Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2020

Issued on: September 10, 2020 In 2001, our Nation, united under God, made an unbreakable promise never to forget the nearly 3,000 innocent Americans who were senselessly killed on September 11.  On this sacred day — Patriot Day — we solemnly honor that commitment.  As the bells toll, we call by name those who perished in …

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Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Kidnapping of Mark Randall Frerichs and Paul Edwin Overby, Jr.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson   For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE Aug 26, 2020   Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Kidnapping of Mark Randall Frerichs and Paul Edwin Overby, Jr. The U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service, through its Rewards for Justice (RFJ) office, and the Federal Bureau of …

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Joint Statement of the United States and France on the Strategic Dialogue

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE June 17, 2020 Joint Statement of the United States and France on the Strategic Dialogue The following is the text of a joint statement by the Governments of the United States of America and France. Begin text: France and the United States …

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Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day   White House Issued on May 8, 2020 Seventy-five years ago today, the last remnants of the Nazi regime unconditionally surrendered to the Allied Powers, marking the end of World War II in Europe.  Today, we celebrate the forces of freedom who defeated tyranny …

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Remarks by Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger to the Miller Center at the University of Virginia

White House Issued on: May 4, 2020 Remarks by Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger to the Miller Center at the University of Virginia   Good morning everyone.  I’m Matt Pottinger, the Deputy National Security Advisor, speaking to you from the White House.  I bring warm greetings from the 45th President of the United States, …

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50th Anniversary of Earth Day – Mike Pompeo – Press Statement

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State April 22, 2020   Today, the United States observes the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.  The United States is proud of its record as a world leader in promoting clean water and air, conserving natural resources, and protecting nature while driving economic growth and fostering …

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On The Occasion of St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 16, 2016 On St. Patrick’s Day, we celebrate Ireland for its rich history and culture, and the works of St. Patrick. Each year on this day, the people of the United States celebrate the especially deep cultural connections between the United States and Ireland. For …

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