Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks to Traveling Press En-route to Baghdad, Iraq

So the reason we’re going is you’ve all seen the reports that there have been escalating – information that indicates that Iran is escalating their activity. I wanted to go to Baghdad to speak with the leadership there, to assure them that we stood ready to continue to ensure that Iraq was a sovereign, independent ...
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State Department’s Foreign Policy Strategy and FY 2020 Budget Request

Thanks for the opportunity to discuss the administration’s FY 2020 budget.  It’s designed around the National Security Strategy to achieve our foreign policy goals. The request for $40 billion for State Department and USAID puts us in position to do just that. Testimony Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Opening Statement Before the House Committee on ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo called Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today, March 25, on the situation in Venezuela.  The Secretary called on Russia to cease its unconstructive behavior and join other nations, including the overwhelming majority of countries in the Western Hemisphere, who seek a better future for the Venezuelan people.   Readout ...
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