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Pompeo: Modern slavery has no place in the world

The U.S. government is working to eradicate human trafficking and will upgrade a key initiative to enhance its efforts at home and abroad.
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Pence: U.S., China must find ‘a peaceful and prosperous future’

From trade to human rights to ownership of international waters, the United States and China have one of the most important relationships in the world.
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U.S. and Malta join to fight financial crime

The U.S. Embassy in Malta and the country's government are fortifying financial regulations to protect against money laundering and terrorist financing.
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U.S. sends stolen ancient gold coffin back to Egypt

U.S. authorities, working with international counterparts, followed the trail of a stolen artifact from Egypt. Learn how the treasure made its way home.
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Pompeo: We’re doing the hard work of diplomacy

In a speech to the Heritage Foundation, the secretary underscored his commitment to work with countries to achieve successful multilateral relationships.
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Top 3 U.S. states international tourists visit

See where international visitors go when they travel to the United States and what attracts them to these U.S. destinations.
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U.S., Australia stand up for Uighur rights

As the Chinese government monitors Uighurs abroad, the U.S. and Australia are working to support those speaking out against human rights violations.
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Making cyberspace safer

The U.S. is working with partners to prevent malicious activity in cyberspace while maintaining the many benefits people expect from the internet.
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Backing women’s empowerment through ‘Warsaw Process’

Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump is urging an international working group to prioritize women's rights as part of efforts to improve Mideast security.