Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Imposing Visa Restrictions on Chinese Officials for Repression in Xinjiang

U.S. Department of State Imposes Visa Restrictions on Chinese Officials for Repression in Xinjiang PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE October 8, 2019 The Chinese government has instituted a highly repressive campaign against Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and other members of Muslim minority groups in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) that includes …

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Remarks by Secretary Pompeo at the Holy See Symposium on Working with Faith-Based Organizations: “Human Dignity and Faith in Free Societies”

Old Synod Hall, Apostolic Palace October 2, 2019 Vatican City Thank you, Ambassador Gingrich. Archbishop Gallagher, it’s great to be with you again. You brought the lamp over just a little bit closer. You always bring a little more light into my world. So thank you. Thank you for that. Your Excellencies, members of the …

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Secretary Pompeo, Archbishop Gallagher to Launch U.S.-Vatican Symposium on Faith-Based Organizations

PRESS RELEASE September 28, 2019 For immediate release Secretary Pompeo, Archbishop Gallagher to Launch U.S.-Vatican Symposium on Faith-Based Organizations VATICAN CITY (September 28, 2019) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will join Holy See Secretary for Relations with States Archbishop Paul Gallagher on October 2, 2019, at a symposium in the Old Synod Hall in …

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World Humanitarian Day Message From Secretary Pompeo

World Humanitarian Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 19, 2019 Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we recognize the tireless efforts of humanitarian workers, who every day risk their personal safety on behalf of people whose lives are disrupted when crises hit. We applaud the commitment of humanitarian aid workers who persist …

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Statement from U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo on the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 5, 2019 On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, I extend best wishes to Muslim communities at home and abroad for a blessed Ramadan. For many Muslims, this month is an occasion to focus on spiritual rejuvenation, kindness and resilience, compassion for those …

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released the U.S. Department of State’s 43rd annual “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” (Human Rights Reports) on Wednesday, March 13. The Human Rights Reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights in 200 countries and territories, through information from U.S. embassies and consulates abroad, foreign government …

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Sister Orla Treacy Receives International Woman of Courage Award

March 7, 2019 Now in its 13th year, the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often at great personal risk and sacrifice.  Since the inception of this award …

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Pompeo: Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State German Marshall Fund Brussels, Belgium December 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction. Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today. It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance to make a set of remarks about the …

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