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Press Releases: Ensuring Venezuela’s Constitutional Order and Safety of Elected Officials

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC January 12, 2019 We stand with the Venezuelan people, and we praise the fierce commitment to democratic principles of the elected members of the Venezuelan National Assembly. We commend the courage of the National Assembly’s leadership, particularly its president, Juan Guaido, and his decision to invoke the authorities ...
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Press Releases: Appeal Hearing of Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Burma

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC January 11, 2019 The United States is deeply disappointed that the Yangon High Court upheld the convictions of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo today. A free and independent press should be protected in any democracy. Today’s ruling casts doubt not only on freedom of expression ...
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White House Readout

Conclusion of President Donald Trump’s Meeting with Kim Yong Chol White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders Readout After the Conclusion of President Donald Trump’s Meeting with Kim Yong Chol: “President Donald J. Trump met with Kim Yong Chol for an hour and half, to discuss denuclearization and a second summit, which will take place ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 18, 2019 ________________________________ The following is attributable to Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson: Secretary Pompeo and Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with DPRK Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol in Washington January 18. The Secretary, Special Representative Biegun, and Vice Chairman Kim discussed efforts to make ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: Administration Celebrates Reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act

01/10/2019 12:13 PM EST Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC January 10, 2019   On Tuesday, the President signed into law the last of four bills that together reauthorize and reaffirm the ground-breaking protections of the original Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 and fortify the foundation of United States’ ...
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