Secretary Pompeo to Travel to Paris

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 7, 2018 Secretary Pompeo to Travel to Paris U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Paris, France November 10-11. On November 10, he will arrive in Paris, where he will join President Trump in commemorating the ...
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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT MACRON OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC BEFORE BILATERAL MEETING

 For Immediate Release                         September 24, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT MACRON OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC BEFORE BILATERAL MEETING United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 6:41 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  It’s a great honor to have a friend of mine, President Macron.  And we’ve had some very good experiences ...
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Statement from the White House Press Secretary on the Terrorist Attack in Paris

Washington, D.C., May 13, 2018 The United States strongly condemns yesterday’s terrorist attack in Paris. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. We stand in solidarity with the French people and their government against this vicious act of terrorism, and pledge any assistance needed. Acts like this only strengthen the resolve ...
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President Donald J. Trump is Standing Up for American Innovation

PROTECTING AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS: President Donald J. Trump is taking action to address Chinese policies and practices that are harming American innovation. The President has directed his Administration to consider a range of actions to respond to China’s acts, policies, and practices involving the unfair and harmful acquisition of U.S. technology. President Trump’s Administration will propose ...
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President Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

WASHINGTON – Today, based on ongoing dialogues, President Donald J. Trump authorized the modification of the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to suspend the tariffs for certain countries before they take effect.  These suspensions are based on factors including ongoing discussions regarding measures to reduce global excess capacity in steel and aluminum ...
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International Religious Freedom Report for 2016

America’s promotion of international religious freedom demands standing up for the rights of the world’s most vulnerable populations. ISIS’ brutal treatment of religious and ethnic minorities in the Middle East has drawn a great degree of attention over the last few years. The 2016 Annual Report details these atrocities.
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ABMC Assumes Ownership of Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery

Monday, January 9, 2017   The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) officially assumed ownership and responsibility for the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery (LEMC) today, making it the 9th commemorative World War I cemetery administered by the agency. ABMC Chairman Merrill A. McPeak, former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, joined Alex Blumrosen, president of the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Foundation, ...
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Press Release: Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 28, 2016 The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The Team’s interim findings corroborate Secretary Kerry’s statement in the days following the tragedy that MH17 was shot ...
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Press Release : KOA MOANA 16-4 conducting joint military training in Tahiti

Public Affairs Office For more information: Tony.Simmons@usmc.mil USNS Pililaau Facebook: KOA MOANA                    Press Release                                                                                         Sept. 21, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   KOA MOANA 16-4 conducting joint military training in Tahiti. U.S. Naval Ship PILILAAU – U.S. Marines with Exercise KOA MOANA (Ocean Warrior) 16-4 ...
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President Obama on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder — a horrific massacre — of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts. We stand with the people of Orlando, who have endured a terrible attack on their city. Although it’s still early in the investigation, we ...
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2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

13 April 2016  2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices      Secretary Kerry submitted the 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices(commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the U.S. Congress. The reports, now in their 40th year, document the status of human rights conditions in 199 countries and territories around the world. The 2015 Reports highlight the intensified global crackdown by ...
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Second Anniversary of Russia’s Attempted Annexation of Crimea

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs   Washington, DC March 15, 2016 Today, as Russia’s occupation of Crimea enters its third year, we reaffirm our commitment to a united, sovereign Ukraine. The United States does not recognize Russia’s “referendum” of March 16, 2014 or its attempted annexation of Crimea, which ...
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco Jane Hartley

I am profoundly grateful for the courage and heroism of those passengers, including members of the U.S. armed services who, without concern for their own safety, managed to subdue an armed attacker aboard the Paris-bound train from Amsterdam yesterday evening.  While the investigation into the attack remains in its early stages, it is clear their ...
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