Lack of safe drinking water is accelerating the crisis in Venezuela, as illnesses transmitted by contaminated water are on the rise.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent trip to Switzerland recognizes not only U.S.-Swiss trade ties, but also the countries' people-to-people connections.
During his trip to Japan, President Trump described the U.S.-Japan alliance as "ironclad," reflecting the two countries' shared values and interests.
Honoring Israel on the anniversary of its founding, Secretary Pompeo noted the shared values that help define and strengthen the U.S.-Israeli alliance.
President Trump and the first lady will soon pay a state visit to Japan, where they will meet the emperor and reinforce longstanding U.S.-Japanese ties.
The arrival of a Korean-owned chemical plant in Louisiana means economic growth through partnership with a company known for its family-friendly policies.
The United States will continue supporting Iraq's leadership to help ensure that Iraq remains a sovereign, independent nation, Secretary Pompeo says.
When President Trump recently met with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Washington, the two leaders were boosting ties that support global stability.
When Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates on April 30, he can point to a legacy of modernization and improved relations between Japan and its neighbors.