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Pompeo meets with Uyghurs

Uyghurs who survived China’s detention camps or lost family members to the camps shared their stories with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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U.S. and EU seek to protect future innovation

The new U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council will seek to ensure that emerging technologies benefit the world rather than enable repression.
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A year of strengthening U.S.-Cuba ties

On July 20, 2015, the U.S. and Cuba re-established full diplomatic ties, and they are working together on environmental issues and more.

World condemns Iran for boosting uranium enrichment

Nations are calling on Iran to stop advancing its nuclear program after the regime stepped up its enrichment of uranium and stockpiling of nuclear fuel.
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White House unveils most detailed Middle East peace plan ever proposed

The White House put forward a historic plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinian people. It creates a path to a Palestinian state.
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President Trump meets with world leaders in Germany [video]

At the G20 meeting, President Trump talks to leaders of the world's largest economies about security, economic development and trade.
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Promoting prosperity in the Indo-Pacific

What is most important to have a thriving Indo-Pacific region? Economic investment, secured waterways, and diplomatic relations.

Joint vision for peace and prosperity soars in Asia-Pacific region

The U.S. and Vietnam must keep working together to ensure the Asia-Pacific's peace and prosperity is preserved and enhanced, Secretary Carter says.

Global coalition reaffirms strategy to degrade, defeat Daesh

Anti-Daesh global coalition members reaffirmed their international will to defeat the terror group during a recent meeting in Paris.