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World hears the voice of the Iranian people

Secretary Pompeo comments on the continuing protests in Iran over the ruling elite's mismanagement of the economy and other failed government policies.
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Who’s in charge here?

Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
Men talking around a small, glass-topped circular table (U.S. Embassy Jerusalem/Matty Stern)

U.S. officials underscore desire for Middle East peace [video]

Senior Advisor Jared Kushner met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressed the Trump administration's commitment to achieving a lasting peace in the Middle East.
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Indo-Pacific nations partner to keep the peace with naval exercise

The United States is bringing together the nations of the Indo-Pacific for the largest international naval exercise in the world. Working together, the 26 nations will practice disaster relief, anti-piracy and countering aggression.
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Shareable graphics on Iran’s instability

Download these shareable graphics from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about factors spurring instability in Iran.
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U.S. applauds Canadian lawmakers’ rebuke of Iran over terrorism  

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to follow the example of Canadian lawmakers who strongly condemned Iran for sponsoring terrorism worldwide.
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Making room for peace in the Middle East

Jason Greenblatt, assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations, recently identified “an opportunity for peace at hand” in the Middle East. Find out what he means.
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U.S.-brokered peace deals across the years

Over the past century, American presidents and secretaries of state have helped negotiate treaties to end wars in the Balkans and Sudan and moved countries from conflict to conciliation.
Kim Jong Un and President Trump shaking hands in front of U.S. and North Korean flags (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Historic U.S.–North Korea summit

President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore. Check out our coverage here.