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On the Occasion of World Refugee Day

On the Occasion of World Refugee Day U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Pompeo June 20, 2019 On World Refugee Day, we recognize the plight of millions of refugees who have fled their homes due to conflict and persecution, and we reaffirm our commitment to provide life-saving ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo At the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo At the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 20, 2019 Excerpts – Remarks Benjamin Franklin Room Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning, everyone.  Welcome. First, I want to welcome all of the human trafficking survivors in ...
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2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Cuba

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Cuba June 20, 2019 CUBA: Tier 3 The Government of Cuba does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore Cuba was downgraded to Tier 3. Despite the lack of significant efforts, the government took some steps ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at SOUTHCOM Press Conference | Miami, FL

Remarks by Vice President Pence at SOUTHCOM Press Conference | Miami, FL NATIONAL SECURITY & DEFENSE Issued on: June 18, 2019 USNS Comfort Miami, Florida 12:52 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you, Admiral Faller. Thank you for the introduction. And thank you for your great, great lifetime of service and leadership in the United ...
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READOUT: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 12, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in Washington, D.C.  The Secretary and Foreign Minister reiterated their mutual commitment to restoring democracy in Venezuela and Nicaragua.  ...
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