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Remarks of Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at the Department of State’s Energy Resources Governance Initiative Event

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the Department of State’s Energy Resources Governance Initiative Event September 26, 2019 New York City, New York SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, and thank you all for joining us this morning. I want to begin by welcoming Australia, Botswana, and Peru, founding partners ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on International Day of Democracy

U.S DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO September 15, 2019 International Day of Democracy On this International Day of Democracy, we reflect on our nation’s unwavering commitment to the unalienable rights that create the foundation of our democracy. In the United States, those rights are ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson September 8, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ On September 6, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan in Asunción, Paraguay, with President Mario Abdo Benítez.  He was joined by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump.  They discussed our shared interest in efforts to create economic opportunity, combat corruption, and build ...
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Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump reaffirms the Commitment of the United States and Paraguay to Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment

September 6, 2019 Presidential Palace Asuncion, Paraguay Today, President Mario Abdo Benítez of the Republic of Paraguay received Advisor to the President of the United States of America Ivanka Trump at the Palacio de López in Asuncion, Paraguay, to discuss ways to deepen the bilateral relationship between the two countries and strategies to advance women’s ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Paraguay’s Designation of Hizballah as a Terrorist Organization

August 21, 2019 Paraguay’s Designation of Hizballah as a Terrorist Organization We commend Paraguay for designating Hizballah, al-Qa’ida, ISIS, and Hamas as terrorist organizations.  This important step will help cut off the ability of these groups to plot terrorist attacks and to raise money around the world, including in the Western Hemisphere. The world is ...
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