On the First Anniversary of the Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

One year ago the United States, in conjunction with the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS and our local Iraqi and Syrian partners, launched an operation that took out Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder and leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This followed the destruction of ISIS’s fraudulent territorial “caliphate” and was another major victory ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo: The Iranian People Deserve Free and Fair Elections

Today, the United States designated five members of Iran’s Guardian Council and its Elections Supervision Committee who have played a role in denying Iranians their right to free and fair elections. This includes Ahmad Jannati, the Secretary of the Guardian Council, who has in the past praised the killing of political dissidents and previously called ... Read More»

On U.S. Appearance Before the International Court of Justice

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC August 27, 2018 Today, oral proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) began in The Hague on an application for provisional measures in a case brought by Iran against the United States, Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights. ... Read More»

Supporting Iranian Voices

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library Simi Valley, CA July 22, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you all. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Well, thank you, Fred, for that kind introduction. It reminded me when I was going through my confirmation process they were chasing down all the people ... Read More»

Interview With Hugh Hewitt of MSNBC

Interview Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC June 22, 2018 QUESTION: Secretary Pompeo, thank you for having us. SECRETARY POMPEO: Hugh, it’s great to be with you. Welcome to the State Department. QUESTION: Let me start practical. Great to be here. Let me be practical: You’ve got some empty offices at the Department of State. ... Read More»

Remarks on the UN Human Rights Council

Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Washington, DC June 19, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon. The Trump administration is committed to protecting and promoting the God-given dignity and freedom of every human being. Every individual has rights that are inherent and inviolable. They are given by God, and not ... Read More»
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