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Congratulations on the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Prime Minister Abiy

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Press Statement by Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State October 12, 2019 The United States congratulates Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, on the prestigious honor of being the 100th recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Prime Minister Abiy’s commitment to seeking peace ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Readout October 11, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: ‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.  Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Le Drian spoke about their concerns for the Turkish military incursion into ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary

Foreign Policy  October 12, 2019 Today, President Donald J. Trump released $50 million in stabilization assistance for Syria to protect persecuted ethnic and religious minorities, and advance human rights.  This funding will provide emergency financial assistance to Syrian human rights defenders, civil society organizations, and reconciliation efforts directly supporting ethnic and religious minority victims of ...
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Sanctioning the Government of Turkey in Response to the Ongoing Military Offensive in Northeast Syria

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State October 14, 2019 On Friday, the United States signaled its intent to take action in response to Turkey’s ongoing unilateral military offensive in northeast Syria. President Donald J. Trump has now signed an Executive Order to press Turkey to halt its military offensive against northeast Syria and ...
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Remarks by President Trump at the United Nations Event on Religious Freedom | New York, NY

The White House Remarks September 23, 2019 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 11:47 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  That’s very nice.  Thank you very much.  That’s very nice.  And I want to thank Mike.  Today, it’s a true honor to be the first President of the United States to host a meeting at the ...
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