The UAE Joined The USA And Six Other Countries In Signing The Artemix Accords


WASHINGTON, D.C.---today the  United Arab Emirates (UAE)  joined the United States and six other countries in signing the Artemis Accords with the goal of extending human activities to the Moon and Mars. https://go.usa.gov/x7dy7 [embed]https://twitter.com/StateDept/status/1333463301498527744?s=20[/embed] THE U.S.-UAE PARTNERSHIP GROWS IN DEPTH AND SCOPE The U.S.-UAE relationship is characterized by its increasing…

“New Sanctions Under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (INKSNA)”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---- the United States sanctioned four entities located in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Russia for supporting Iran’s missile program, under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (INKSNA). We imposed sanctions against Chengdu Best New Materials Co., Ltd. and Zibo Elim Trade Co., Ltd. in…

“Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah”


 Kuwaiti---Secretary Michael Pompeo and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al Sabah holds a joint press conference Tuesday. The Joint Statement: SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning, everyone.  And good evening to those watching in Kuwait. Dr. Ahmad, it’s wonderful to be with you, to host you and your team here…

“Anniversary of the Wrongful Detention of the CITGO-6 in Venezuela”


WASHINGTON, D.C.--- November 21 marks the third year since Tomeu Vadell, Jose Luis Zambrano, Alirio Zambrano, Jorge Toledo, Gustavo Cardenas, and Jose Pereira — known as the CITGO-6 — were lured to Caracas for business meetings, wrongfully detained by masked security agents, and then thrown into one of Venezuela’s most dangerous prisons.…

“Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Al Thani”


Secretary  of  State  Michael  R.  Pompeo  met  today  with  Qatari  Deputy  Prime  Minister  and  Minister  of  Foreign  Affairs  Mohammed  bin  Abdulrahman  Al  Thani  in  Doha,  Qatar.  Secretary  Pompeo  thanked  READOUT---Foreign  Minister  Al  Thani  for  Qatar’s  steadfast  support  for  a  negotiated  political  settlement  in  Afghanistan,  underlined  by  Qatar’s  hosting  of  Afghanistan …

“Anniversary of the Wrongful Detention of the CITGO-6 in Venezuela”


November 21 marks the third year since Tomeu Vadell, Jose Luis Zambrano, Alirio Zambrano, Jorge Toledo, Gustavo Cardenas, and Jose Pereira — known as the CITGO-6 — were lured to Caracas for business meetings, wrongfully detained by masked security agents, and then thrown into one of Venezuela’s most dangerous prisons. The U.S.…

President Trump With Other World Leaders To Participate in a Virtual G20 Summit


WASHINGTON, D.C.---President Donald J. Trump to participate in a virtual Group of 20 (G-20) summit this weekend with other World leaders, the White House announced. Trump will participate in the summit on both Saturday and Sunday, according to a schedule released by the White House on Friday night.   The G20…

“U.S. Special Envoy Pham Participates in 9th Meeting of the Special Envoys for the Sahel”


SAHEL REGION--- U.S. Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Ambassador J. Peter Pham represented the United States at the 9th Meeting of the Special Envoys for the Sahel hosted virtually by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on November 17, 2020.  Ambassador Pham delivered remarks alongside the Secretary…