Secretary Pompeo

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Pompeo: Israel is a partner, friend and ally

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlights one of the fundamental values that bind the American people with their Israeli partners: freedom of religion.
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New U.S. commission to tackle human rights

The U.S. announces the formation of the Commission on Unalienable Rights to review the vital role of human rights in American foreign policy.
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Venezuela crisis is urgent, U.S. tells OAS

The ongoing suffering of the Venezuelan people, displaced and at home, was at the top of the agenda during the OAS General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia.
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At Japan summit, Pompeo joining Trump to advance security and trade

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives June 27 at the Group of 20 Leaders' Summit with a full schedule during his two-day stay.
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Pompeo calls India and U.S. natural partners

Leaders of the world's two largest democracies will meet June 25–27, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits New Delhi.
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Protecting religious freedom: A U.S. priority

Religious freedom is a fundamental right and a U.S. priority. The State Department's annual International Religious Freedom Report monitors abuses.
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Honoring heroes who fight human trafficking

Ivanka Trump and Secretary Pompeo honored eight heroes fighting human trafficking to mark the release of the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report.
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From Venezuela, stories of hardship

Poverty, food shortages, government critics dying in custody: The stories coming out of Maduro's Venezuela are ones of hardship and struggle.
Mike Pompeo and others in auditorium at the Bundeshaus (Ron Przysucha/State Dept.)

Pompeo visits Switzerland, honors U.S.-Swiss ties

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.