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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO on the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO December 1, 2018 On the Passing of President George H. W. Bush Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot: this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush. Whether he was serving in the skies over the Pacific during ...
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ECON QUAD Press Release

Senior officials and ambassadors of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, and United Kingdom met in Riyadh on 14 November 2018 to identify key actions to rapidly address the economic and humanitarian situation in Yemen. To date, a number of steps have been taken to help Yemen’s economy and ...
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Joint Statement on Bahá’ís in Yemen

We are deeply concerned about the worsening treatment of Bahá’ís in Yemen, particularly by the Houthis in Sana’a. On September 15, a Houthi-controlled court in Sana’a “charged” more than 20 Bahá’ís – most in absentia – with apostasy and espionage.  In a subsequent hearing on September 29, the judge asked the prosecutor to publish the names of ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Washington D.C. with UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen Martin Griffiths. The Deputy Secretary thanked the Special Envoy for his dedication to renewed peace talks among all parties to the Yemen conflict. The Deputy Secretary ...
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