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70th U.S. Secretary of @StateDept, working alongside the world’s finest diplomatic corps. Husband, father, Army veteran, and proud Kansan.

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Looking forward to visiting Tokyo, Japan; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; and Seoul, Republic of Korea next week. Anticipati… https://t.co/gGIp7fXT1K
9/30
2020
We are deeply saddened by the passing of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah and offer our sincere condolen… https://t.co/ernUw0YC9XWe continue to honor our @StateDept #HeroesofUSDiplomacy, whose stories are often unsung. Among our ranks is Foreig… https://t.co/iILrA3aB4GToday the U.S. announced rewards for information on former Venezuelan officials responsible for facilitating intern… https://t.co/viRdT1x5SUI enjoyed exploring Crete's rich cultural history with a visit to the ancient city of Aptera. The newly excavated t… https://t.co/eACewjW09aΕυχαριστώ to @PrimeministerGR for showing me the true meaning of Greek hospitality. The U.S.-Greece relationship is… https://t.co/tk9wj4YfPJGreat to see Prime Minister Mitsotakis today on Crete. We had a constructive conversation on regional political, ec… https://t.co/mwcGucOVQVDeeply impressed by my visit to @NSA_SoudaBay. Thanks to the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement @NikosDendias and… https://t.co/4oqS8KuKYH
9/29
2020
Good to speak with Saudi Foreign Minister @FaisalbinFarhan. We discussed the Abraham Accords, and I thanked him for… https://t.co/LkLd0ra0XfToday we placed sanctions on AIS, a Cuban military-controlled company that skims money from remittances sent to the… https://t.co/SHrFd5VBdeIn recognition of Yom Kippur, I am honored to pay my respects at the Thessaloniki Jewish Museum, which commemorates… https://t.co/WhGVeqSYAeGrateful to meet with my team at @USConsulateThes and @USEmbassyAthens. Their contributions to this historic high p… https://t.co/YFbrllBBDFPleased to join @USCTO Kratsios in Thessaloniki to sign a U.S.-Greece Science and Technology Agreement with Ministe… https://t.co/0lNkyOIWLEIn my meeting with U.S. and regional business leaders, I highlighted our regional energy diversification and infras… https://t.co/ra1ylNRBghAlways fantastic to see Greek Foreign Minister @nikosdendias. Today in Thessaloniki, we discussed the enduring stre… https://t.co/T8A63vvcwXThrilled to be back in Greece, a vital U.S. partner with whom we share a common strategic vision. The strength of o… https://t.co/TGaZypQb8l
9/28
2020
Back on the road and heading to Europe to reinforce our strong bilateral relationships and the importance of sustai… https://t.co/Xf3q7LBytHPleased to speak today with @NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg to discuss de-escalation of the situation in t… https://t.co/5XeXUz7EgQWishing a blessed and sacred Yom Kippur to all the Jewish people. May your fast be easy and meaningful. Gmar hatima… https://t.co/jECiI5We7h
9/27
2020
The Chinese Communist Party knew how virulent the coronavirus was. They censored and disappeared whistleblowers and… https://t.co/pRQasuCAmQ
9/26
2020
Pleased to meet with Japanese National Security Secretariat Secretary General Kitamura in Washington D.C. today and… https://t.co/ohkNBUPXCLThe @realDonaldTrump Administration rejects the idea that Beijing is destined for hegemony. No top-down totalitaria… https://t.co/GFROHTXrZhThe Chinese Communist Party and its proxies aim to make Americans receptive to Beijing’s form of authoritarianism. https://t.co/Ex8ESUq7RD
9/25
2020
Looking forward to discussing important  trade, security, and  religious freedom issues with my counterparts in Gre… https://t.co/LHepykJ0TrNavid’s death must not be in vain: peace-loving nations should condemn his execution and Iran’s egregious human rig… https://t.co/ztgvhR6bdVThe Iranian regime has subverted its system of justice into a cruel system of repression. Today, the U.S. is sancti… https://t.co/czRxmd5nsHThe United States announced nearly $152 million to help people displaced by conflict in the Sahel. We will continue… https://t.co/AzfdIyT4PpA great pleasure to meet with Archbishop @Elpidophoros to discuss our enduring support for the Ecumenical Patriarch… https://t.co/muu2qv4wCTNearly $108 million in new humanitarian assistance for the South Sudan crisis response is a clear sign of continued… https://t.co/NKJlipPIwlTo help address the crisis created by the brutal military campaign of the Assad regime, Russia, and Iran, the Unite… https://t.co/nCBXc7goejGenerations of Hispanic Americans have helped make our country strong and prosperous. During National Hispanic Heri… https://t.co/NYKI4z450C
9/24
2020
Good stop in Wisconsin today. Engaging with the American people on our foreign policy priorities is paramount, espe… https://t.co/mJ8H2GsqLlGreat meeting with business leaders in Wisconsin, where we had a good discussion on supply chains, trade, energy st… https://t.co/GQ7XGJxUFTGlad to connect with leaders from the Wisconsin State Legislature while in Madison today where we had some producti… https://t.co/me2HuYuw7NCuba's regime owns all the island’s hotels, and uses tourism income to fund abuses against the Cuban people and to… https://t.co/mtns81DgWiToday, the U.S. targeted a network connected to Russian operative Yevgeniy Prigozhin working to advance Russia’s ma… https://t.co/zgvSjiQh8ZWheels down in Wisconsin. The Chinese Communist Party is trying to exploit our open society and mislead the America… https://t.co/wj1ZhEsgh1We must return to the founding principles laid out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the U.S. Declar… https://t.co/NDgzplLioi
9/23
2020
Archbishop Kondrusiewicz should be allowed re-entry to Belarus immediately. Belarusian authorities have reached an… https://t.co/atfLiBhLTpThe U.S. is sanctioning five key puppets in Venezuela’s farcical elections. Those who seek to undermine Venezuela’s… https://t.co/qTm2rdvEmAThe United States takes great pride in our leading role in establishing the United Nations 75 years ago. We will co… https://t.co/ARk757xKvs
9/22
2020
We welcome the UK, Germany, and France's rejection of China's unlawful maritime claims in the South China Sea at th… https://t.co/JLFykZ6ApPPleased to speak with President @NitoCortizo today about our strong U.S.-Panama partnership. Panama remains a key r… https://t.co/aFu8HwiE0sThe world needs to unite around the central idea that the Islamic Republic of Iran is the greatest threat, and when… https://t.co/FdE20LhTw1I hope Europeans will come to understand that if you really want to lead, if you really want to be part of a global… https://t.co/ww505rfIGgRather than waiting for Iran to threaten the world, the U.S. is taking sweeping actions to prevent the world’s top… https://t.co/j4gxTkPuCOWe're offering up to $5M for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of indicted narcoterrorist Wilver… https://t.co/ehjHTr4YEV
9/21
2020
What @realDonaldTrump has said is we’re going to deny [Iran] the resources. We’re not going to send crates of cash.… https://t.co/8VWZc9b1SdLast night at midnight, the @UN sanctions snapped back, putting another increasing restraint on the capacity for th… https://t.co/zDLBDwBglMHeading back to Washington after a beautiful service at @Prestonwood Baptist Church. Thank you for the warm welcome… https://t.co/KAE4bXVdUzNo regime suppresses faith on a larger scale than the Chinese Communist Party. Over 1 million Uyghurs and other Mus… https://t.co/YxulZqBEGJAmericans have been the world leader in health and humanitarian provision for decades. I just saw firsthand in Braz… https://t.co/6emMnGuQ5ISoon, we will announce a range of additional measures to strengthen enforcement of @UN sanctions on Iran. Our maxim… https://t.co/MTAzyfmIqFWe will not hesitate to enforce our sanctions, and we expect all @UN Member States to fully comply with their oblig… https://t.co/iK23t37qwbVirtually all @UN sanctions have returned on Iran, the leading state sponsor of terrorism and anti-Semitism. This i… https://t.co/ydUcuqS2LL
9/20
2020
Bringing a great trip to a close with a stop in the Lone Star State. Looking forward to joining @Prestonwood for services tomorrow.The United States  is providing  an additional $348M to help vulnerable Venezuelans and host communities, in sharp… https://t.co/lzDz99E6OeWhy is the Islamic Republic of Iran so dangerous? It is an outlaw regime that will do whatever it takes to maintain… https://t.co/Pw6MuQc7ZCWrapping up a good visit to Bogota. The United States is a strong ally of Colombia’s efforts to improve democratic… https://t.co/u2UVGvtwI1As steadfast friends, the U.S. and Colombia are working together to meet the public health needs arising from COVID… https://t.co/mO1ctLN7YXThe @StateDept has been a strong voice for religious freedom in China and around the world and has taken steps to h… https://t.co/xQJIfL9kKgCatholics are among Hong Kong's strongest voice for human rights, including Martin Lee and @JimmyLaiApple. Beijing… https://t.co/f01K6EIzz0Two years ago, the Holy See reached an agreement with the Chinese Communist Party, hoping to help China's Catholics… https://t.co/BkH5sHQ48kThe U.S.-Brazil partnership remains strong as we cooperate to combat COVID-19, advance economic growth in the hemis… https://t.co/YZqkrbzaxcWe've arrived in Bogota. Colombia is a key ally in the Western Hemisphere, and I look forward to building on our st… https://t.co/qFceD5QFegWheels up from Boa Vista. The United States is a long-standing partner and friend to the people of Brazil. We are n… https://t.co/jsIrKRM6DZThe situation in Venezuela amounts to one of the worst man-made crises in the world. We applaud Brazil’s regional l… https://t.co/5O03ZVBa58Every day that Maduro remains in power is another day that the needs of the Venezuelan people are neglected. Togeth… https://t.co/vaOQwZ2snGSaddened at the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was a true pioneer who worked tirelessly as a champion… https://t.co/bCl5DYjNhD
9/19
2020
Glad to be back in Brazil, a key partner in addressing the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, combatting the COVID-19 pan… https://t.co/XKDGWZ2ss3Strengthening prosperity, security, and democracy in the Western Hemisphere requires solid partnerships throughout… https://t.co/9c2sOeunBKEven in the most challenging of times, our @StateDept team does extraordinary things in support of the American peo… https://t.co/RLFVGm6lpaGiven the recent discoveries of oil in Guyana, today presented an important opportunity to express our support for… https://t.co/jQKLJJG5BYImportant meeting with @CARICOMORG Secretary-General LaRocque. I commended the Caribbean Community and Common Marke… https://t.co/bYsWeIsHMQOn September 17th, the United States joined 16 other @OSCE members to invoke the “Moscow Mechanism” to establish an… https://t.co/aSRhgVlsocWith today’s signing of the #GrowthInTheAmericasAgreement, the United States and Guyana will accelerate Guyana’s pr… https://t.co/jpbbvLUcF8In my meeting with Foreign Minister Todd, we discussed how greater bilateral and regional cooperation between the U… https://t.co/Z5Ie1kuekwHappy Rosh Hashanah to all celebrating the Jewish New Year. I hope this coming year brings sweetness, peace, and go… https://t.co/conlezSWmPWe join our airmen of the @USAirForce in celebrating 73 years of excellence. Your service on behalf of America is n… https://t.co/Hj3euRxFgq
9/18
2020
Honored to sit down with President Irfaan Ali tonight. I welcomed the opportunity to candidly discuss governance, c… https://t.co/U3RfE5dbdEWhat a pleasure to be in Guyana, the “land of many waters.” We enjoy a strong relationship with Guyana, and look fo… https://t.co/ys6ePzdJImGlad to have had the opportunity to visit Paramaribo. The United States is working with our Surinamese partners to… https://t.co/pjYeH8AEKIAs I reaffirmed in my meeting with U.S. companies resident in Suriname, U.S. investment benefits both of our countr… https://t.co/IcFwuLFkvWTerrific meeting with the staff and families of @USEmbassyParbo. Your work in Suriname advances our shared values a… https://t.co/2xNoofud2tGood meeting today with Surinamese President Chan Santokhi after the peaceful transition following the May 2020 ele… https://t.co/LV6RhLjv23Productive meeting with Surinamese Foreign Minister Ramdin and other officials to emphasize our #USCaribbean2020 pa… https://t.co/6UlBk7goQhHappy to arrive in Paramaribo. Suriname is a strong example of the power of democracy, and we look forward to bolst… https://t.co/TjWcAvotbBHizballah relies on corrupt self-enrichment to advance its agenda in Lebanon. Today we designated two Hizballah-lin… https://t.co/B6cDZaeV1TToday, the U.S. sanctioned 47 Iranian individuals and entities involved in the Iranian regime’s global cyber threat… https://t.co/MVHzvEhLNhWheels up and headed to Paramaribo. Looking forward to strengthening our bilateral relationships with Suriname, Guy… https://t.co/Yz8arDdwGWToday, 233 years after our Constitution was signed, we reaffirm our founders' ideals, strengthening our steadfast e… https://t.co/cdHEd8vfHdGreat meeting with Lithuanian Foreign Minister @LinkeviciusL today to discuss the U.S.- Lithuania partnership on… https://t.co/KbctKm8LHH
9/17
2020
Met today with UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan to congratulate him on the Abrah… https://t.co/AM1e5ZyiEEI congratulate Yoshihide Suga on his election as Prime Minister of Japan. Looking forward to working with him and F… https://t.co/GsnD6N3S0aToday, the U.S. sanctioned two Russian nationals for their involvement in a sophisticated phishing campaign in 2017… https://t.co/039yViuPxT.@realDonaldTrump’s leadership has led a coalition of Arab nations to recognize the state of Israel, normalize rela… https://t.co/XabYtVeO9GU.S. citizen Siamak Namazi just celebrated his 49th birthday in the notorious Evin Prison. Yesterday marked 1,800 d… https://t.co/0edDZK4YKIThere must be consequences for the Iranian regime's barbarity. World leaders have taken an important first step and… https://t.co/AvmRCCW5WrOn Saturday, @JZarif’s government executed a young man - after brutally torturing him - to intimidate Iranian prote… https://t.co/izs9vI84Tc
9/16
2020
There is international consensus that Daniel Ortega needs to allow free and fair elections. Instead, Ortega has int… https://t.co/QpJ7ZDQuq0
9/15
2020

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