Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira reaffirmed the importance of our strong bilateral relationship and launch of the US-#Brazil Permanent Forum on Security. They also discussed the deteriorating situation in #Venezuela, including the lack of legitimacy of the May 20 elections. https://go.usa.gov/xQ723
Today, Secretary Pompeo participated in the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in Washington, D.C.
As the OAS celebrates the 70th anniversary of its charter, member states took stock of the important work the OAS has accomplished to advance hemispheric peace, security, human rights, understanding between nations, and prosperity for our societies.
The Secretary called on member states to live up to the purposes and principles of the OAS Charter as well as the mechanisms provided for in the Inter-American Democratic Charter and to suspend Venezuela from the organization due to its failure to respect democratic rule and constitutional order. #OASAssembly https://go.usa.gov/xQ7gF
Spokesperson Heather Nauert: We send our condolences to the loved ones of those who perished in the Fuego volcano eruption. We express our steadfast support for the Guatemalan people during this difficult time, and U.S. Embassy Guatemala stands ready to support the families affected and assist local efforts. https://go.usa.gov/xQ7gjVolcanic Eruption in Guatemala
Spokesperson Heather Nauert: The United States condemns #Mali’s recent refusal to allow an opposition political march and the use of violence against peaceful protesters. We urge the government to allow for peaceful assembly and encourage support for public dialogue, freedom of association, and freedom of expression at all times. https://go.usa.gov/xQ7gYViolence at the June 2 Opposition March in Bamako, Mali
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States, in Washington, D.C.Secretary Pompeo Delivers Remarks at the OAS General Assembly
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: We remember the tragic loss of innocent lives in Tiananmen Square. The protection of human rights is a fundamental duty of all countries and we join with the international community in urging #China to make a full public accounting of the events 29 years ago. https://go.usa.gov/xQGKZ29th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square
This Week at State: June 1, 2018
This week at the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador Sam Brownback released the 2017 International #ReligiousFreedom Report; Spokesperson Heather Nauert addressed #Syria’s presidency of the Conference on Disarmament; U.S. Mission to the United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley called on the UNSC to hold Hamas accountable for its actions; and Secretary Pompeo discussed the June 12 meeting between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un. https://go.usa.gov/xQfUM
Acting Assistant Secretary Susan Thornton will travel to #Singapore on June 4-7 to participate in the East Asia Summit and ASEAN Regional Forum and chair other senior official meetings. https://go.usa.gov/xQfVYActing Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton Travels to Singapore
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the U.S. delegation to the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly on Monday, June 4. He will address the plenary session and engage with his regional counterparts in discussion on issues of shared interests. https://go.usa.gov/xQfmxSecretary of State Pompeo to Lead U.S. Delegation to the Organization of American States General Assembly
Secretary Pompeo: The United States depends on the open, interoperable, reliable, and secure global Internet. The State Department advances U.S. objectives in cyberspace to ensure that the Internet and other connected technologies remain valuable and viable tools for future generations.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with DPRK Vice-Chairman Kim Yong Chol this week in New York to discuss the potential summit between President Trump and NorthKorea Chairman Kim. Check out our story, live on Snapchat now!