Secretary Pompeo

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Pompeo in India: ‘Our partnership has been steadily growing’

Learn more about the historic September 6 meeting among top diplomatic and military officials from the U.S. and India in New Delhi.
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U.S. and India: Steadfast partners

India holds more military exercises with the U.S. than any other partner. Improving this close military relationship will be on the agenda when ministers from both countries meet in New Delhi.
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State Department’s new senior adviser is a scholar, author

Kiron Skinner is an expert on international relations whose foreign-policy expertise will help Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tackle challenges.
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Secretary Pompeo wishes Muslims of the world Eid Mubarak

The Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha honors sacrifice and charity. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wishes Muslims around the world a blessed celebration.
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Pompeo outlines Indo-Pacific security initiatives

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $300 million in new funding for security initiatives in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Supporting Iranian voices [video]

Listen to Iranian Americans react to the speech U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave in California on “Supporting Iranian Voices."
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Pompeo outlines U.S. vision for free, open Indo-Pacific

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a free and open Indo-Pacific is vital to prosperity in the region and international peace efforts, and U.S. businesses have an important role to play.
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Pence: U.S. stands for religious freedom ‘yesterday, today and always’

Vice President Pence affirmed the United States' deep commitment to religious freedom worldwide in his remarks to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.
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What does it mean for a right to be inalienable?

Some rights are given by governments, but the most important ones, inalienable rights such as religious freedom, are the rights every human is born with.