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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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We condemn in the strongest terms yesterday’s attack on worshipers at a mosque in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. Places of… https://t.co/AqMobtdncaI applaud Quentin Tarantino's refusal to recut his film to appease China's censorship. Unalienable rights such as f… https://t.co/VoNuTqORxa
10/19
2019
We call on the Cuban regime to immediately release human rights defender @jdanielferrer, arrested October 1 on fals… https://t.co/LIfyg6ZEEGBriefed our @NATO Allies today about developments in Syria including the ceasefire between Turkey and YPG. This sol… https://t.co/4Pq0p1dfwiGreat visit to #Israel to meet with @netanyahu. Israel’s security and prosperity are of utmost importance to the Un… https://t.co/M74cRFpD10Spoke with Rabbi Cooper, Rabbi Hier, and Michele Alkin of @simonwiesenthal Center about @StateDept efforts to advan… https://t.co/LDRub1exOT.@Netanyahu and I had a productive meeting on efforts to counter the Iranian regime’s malign influence as well as r… https://t.co/3AQ4vXKFmjIf you’re worried about Iran’s behavior now, imagine what Iran will do with advanced missiles, drones, tanks, and j… https://t.co/Y16ooZHlrYBecause of the flawed Iran deal, the UN arms embargo on Iran will expire in one year. Countries like Russia and Chi… https://t.co/9nUNcdqzo5Thanks to the strong leadership of President @realdonaldtrump, today the United States and Turkey have agreed to a… https://t.co/topKH48wLh
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10/18
2019
Good to be in #Israel today and look forward to meeting and discussing a range of important issues, including regio… https://t.co/AKNqPinFUGChina and Russia voted to put Nicholas Maduro on @UN_HRC. Farce. This is why we need the @statedept Commission on U… https://t.co/KXDJxhU3PbSaddened by the news that @RepCummings, a dedicated public servant, has passed away. Our prayers are with his famil… https://t.co/2TB9fxx9lOTraveling today with @VP Pence to #Turkey for crucial discussions with @RTErdogan. https://t.co/ZU8VaXP8Kx
10/17
2019
Spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister @MevlutCavusoglu yesterday, urging Turkey to halt its military operation and re… https://t.co/Rc0mdMHfzyMore than 280 million people suffer from chronic hunger, including 94% of Venezuelans unable to cover daily food ne… https://t.co/NW4bqYGPe5We commend the creative thinking and commitment of the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to reaching our shared goal.Earlier this year the U.S. temporarily suspended aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, & Honduras until they took sufficie… https://t.co/PJUTVbUg5U
10/16
2019
Congratulations to Tunisia on well-run, secure, and timely presidential and legislative elections. We look forward… https://t.co/vJwAXgrgqCSpoke with Iraqi President Barham Salih yesterday to discuss our concerns over ongoing Turkish military incursion i… https://t.co/tPwhYVMovG
10/15
2019
This destabilizing operation by Turkey continues, and has now created a growing and disastrous humanitarian crisis.… https://t.co/eWSkEMxqzWThe U.S. is now implementing sanctions authorities related to #Turkey’s ongoing military offensive in northeast… https://t.co/zAhA93xRop
10/14
2019
Our Founding Fathers recognized that a strong navy was essential to our nation's security. That has not changed, an… https://t.co/FG6UQWG3Kj
10/13
2019
Grateful to our partners for speaking out and urging restraint on this issue. https://t.co/Vffp8JeMVjSpoke with @ScottMorrisonMP and @MarisePayne on what's happening in Northeastern Syria and our shared concern about… https://t.co/98Rz5LDG9mIt was an honor to meet with former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. They are helping to buil… https://t.co/m3FYXzEQf0I wish to congratulate @AbiyAhmedAli on this amazing achievement. Ethiopia has shown that peaceful relations with E… https://t.co/09oL7QUfnlGrateful that my call as a Christian to protect human dignity overlaps with America's centuries-old commitment to t… https://t.co/efpzHBNUNSPleased John Sullivan has been nominated to serve as our Ambassador to #Russia. We've long sought a constructive re… https://t.co/10i5zi9onI
10/12
2019
Spoke with @JY_LeDrian today about our shared concerns over the Turkish military incursion into northeast Syria. Gr… https://t.co/peQzY5rO8CThe Iranian regime must fundamentally change its behavior and act like a normal nation. Or it can watch its economy collapse.The United States is deploying additional forces and military equipment to Saudi Arabia to enhance its defensive ca… https://t.co/QQlhJt9NgZReligious persecution worldwide is intensifying. We must work together to secure freedoms of belief & religious pra… https://t.co/6qrPnC6XmPAround the world, more than 80% of people live in areas where #religiousfreedom is suppressed or denied. Inspired b… https://t.co/d5yuZcz3JKWe recognize the difficult decisions @Lenin and the Government of #Ecuador have taken to establish the basis for ec… https://t.co/BhBQdWxmzoOur new Ambassador to South Africa, Lana Marks, will be a terrific U.S. diplomat. Good that the Senate confirmed he… https://t.co/Uo4mXWYxCdWe welcome @USTreasury’s Global #Magnitsky sanctions against Sudanese businessman Ashraf Seed Ahmed Al-Cardinal & S… https://t.co/lcuPTmXj61Our pursuit of #religiousfreedom for all is relevant not only abroad, but also at home. Thrilled to be in… https://t.co/VFKDYItm0lIf #Iran were serious about combatting terror financing and adhering to global anti-money laundering and terrorism… https://t.co/OfNX2IX7zp
10/11
2019
The leaked letter does not accurately represent the United States’ position with respect to OECD enlargement. We ar… https://t.co/I3tY8zVtOIWe have welcomed Brazil’s ongoing efforts regarding economic reforms, best practices, and a regulatory framework in… https://t.co/pDiaEMJBXVContrary to media reports, the United States, consistent with the March 19 Joint Statement from President… https://t.co/ZCPmQ6SGs8Great meeting with Salvadoran Foreign Minister Hill @CancillerAleHT today. Positive momentum in #ElSalvador on sec… https://t.co/ljDLigs7cFToday’s @USTreasury sanctions against Ajay Gupta, Atul Gupta, Rajesh Gupta & Salim Essa make clear that those invol… https://t.co/Cfg21dPvQPMet with @kbsalsaud yesterday to discuss bilateral cooperation to confront the Iranian regime’s destabilizing behav… https://t.co/HS0A50G56vAs part of the 8th U.S.-Colombia High Level Dialogue, @CarlosHolmesTru and I discussed our shared security, economi… https://t.co/qXjItTPPox
10/10
2019
The U.S.-#Japan alliance has never been stronger, thanks to @realDonaldTrump and @AbeShinzo’s leadership on the inc… https://t.co/71ncMJAPVeIn April, #ICC judges rightly rejected the request to investigate U.S. personnel in Afghanistan, calling it “inevit… https://t.co/1cOeLAMbLzOil from the #AdrianDarya1 has been offloaded in Syria, proving that Iran lied to the UK and Gibraltar. This terror… https://t.co/Tf58268qYF
10/9
2019
Wishing all those observing #YomKippur a peaceful, meaningful, and easy fast. May you be inscribed in the Book of L… https://t.co/qgxDcs9lGRToday, I am announcing visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials believed to be respons… https://t.co/N2sEiiRj4FChina has forcibly detained over one million Muslims in a brutal, systematic campaign to erase religion and culture… https://t.co/4zooJmpKhQGreat speaking with #UK Foreign Secretary @DominicRaab. We discussed our intentions to negotiate an ambitious futur… https://t.co/E7l2y6y4nH
10/8
2019
Our partnerships in Europe remain critical to promoting peace, protecting unalienable rights, and advancing prosper… https://t.co/EHgtvnAfVl
10/7
2019
Happy to speak at the Stavros Cultural Center today. A strong and prosperous #Greece is good for the Greek people,… https://t.co/RZJDc1zpbkWe have been working with the #HolySee to advance international #religiousfreedom worldwide for over 35 years. His… https://t.co/WgdNfCp1pIThank you, @NikosDendias, for hosting me today. I look forward to strengthening the U.S.-#Greece relationship as we… https://t.co/ik0fA0lKhADiscussed our security cooperation with #Greece - a vital @NATO Ally and important partner - with Defense Minister… https://t.co/ZG36m5lvxCGreat opportunity to thank the personnel and families of @USEmbassyAthens for their hard work and commitment to adv… https://t.co/2Pwsp6OKXKGood to see Prime Minister Mitsotakis today. Had a constructive discussion on economic reform, energy cooperation,… https://t.co/lwJOLvS0yqWrapping up my first visit to both Montenegro and North Macedonia today. The United States will continue to support… https://t.co/18ZpXYGjRiPleased to spend time with the men and women from @USEmbassyMNE! Grateful for your daily efforts to advance U.S.-… https://t.co/E1BWonN4Ur
10/5
2019
A true pleasure meeting with staff from @USEmbassySkopje this afternoon. Our @StateDept team works tirelessly to su… https://t.co/zAHBTIYeBkDiscussed U.S. support for North Macedonia’s accession to @NATO & the #EU, implementation of Prespa Agreement, & ec… https://t.co/FRhJdx0m3kToday President @realDonaldTrump announced #Poland’s nomination for the Visa Waiver Program, which allows visa free… https://t.co/7KeVRKsWRTIn my meeting with President Djukanovic, we discussed the vibrant U.S.-#Montenegro relationship. #EU accession is t… https://t.co/iEJxLechnjJust arrived in #Montenegro, and welcomed the opportunity to meet with President Dukanovic. As an Ally, partner, an… https://t.co/qEPG0KWdmuI’m leaving Rome and the Holy See committed to further advancing #religiousfreedom, inspired by our strong relation… https://t.co/4kNxlr7qJ4
10/4
2019
As a proud son of Abruzzo, I’m honored to visit my ancestors’ birthplace and to meet the wonderful people of Pacent… https://t.co/S0IOUoKjgFGreat conversation with Ambassador Eisenberg and members of Rome’s business community. The U.S. is Italy’s largest… https://t.co/DuWGpy0eK6The United States and Holy See celebrate 35 years of working together to advance international #religiousfreedom wo… https://t.co/VapGPPLkXWWe thank Ambassador Huntsman for his service at @USEmbRu and his efforts to advance U.S. foreign policy. We wish hi… https://t.co/HqVENyLPjx
10/3
2019
Met with Cardinal Parolin and Archbishop Gallagher today. Grateful for the Vatican’s continued cooperation to advan… https://t.co/ujCWE3NKRqIt’s always my honor to meet and greet U.S. Embassy personnel and their families from @AmbasciataUSA, @USinHolySee,… https://t.co/TE2A7c38teToday I thanked Ambassador Gingrich for championing our efforts to advance #religiousfreedom alongside the Holy See… https://t.co/EOoRenNCwfSecuring and defending #religiousfreedom is not a choice; it's both a moral & national security imperative. We valu… https://t.co/B0MN3SVJA7Productive meeting with @luigidimaio discussing our strong security, economic, and cultural ties with #Italy and th… https://t.co/xXYUszgmS5Was pleased to meet with Italian Prime Minister @GiuseppeConteIT to reaffirm the strength of the U.S.-Italy relatio… https://t.co/7sfU4CY52SGreat meeting with Italian President Mattarella. #Italy continues to be one of our greatest partners and we reaffir… https://t.co/Mjeex8omgtDespite Iran FM Zarif’s promise to the UK that the #AdrianDarya1 would not deliver oil to Syria, it is now transfer… https://t.co/T3MSH6N0KM
10/2
2019
Let me be clear: I will not tolerate such tactics, and I will use all means at my disposal to prevent and expose an… https://t.co/jatcZgplswI’m concerned with aspects of the Committee’s request that can be understood only as an attempt to intimidate, bull… https://t.co/R8nHpGmr0mWheels up, and heading to Europe. Our enduring partnerships in Europe are critical, and I look forward to productiv… https://t.co/WYqf6AUvPR
10/1
2019
Today, the United States continued to take action in response to Russian attempts to influence U.S. democratic proc… https://t.co/vsqVpleg5oWe applaud the courage of Afghan voters, poll workers, and security forces who made #AfghanElections possible despi… https://t.co/5V2v58Bb5M
9/30
2019
We welcome new EU sanctions on Maduro-regime officials involved in torture and human rights abuses, including the d… https://t.co/AubOjvi9xjWe express our deep condolences to the Chirac family and the people of #France on the passing of former French Pres… https://t.co/Daz5cwx0xhToday, the Jewish people will celebrate #RoshHashanah, the start of the Jewish New Year. Shana Tova to the Jewish c… https://t.co/NPPbMpVLiHHonored to meet again with one of my most esteemed predecessors, Dr. Henry Kissinger. I'm always grateful for our c… https://t.co/StpDwdHWMF
9/29
2019
#UNGA74 is in the books. Always grateful for this chance to meet with world leaders as we seek to find mutually ben… https://t.co/DgDxKjV0LoMet with Foreign Minister Lavrov today to discuss bilateral issues and a range of global challenges, including arms… https://t.co/wSvoNPgV3HGreat meeting with Pacific Island leaders today. The Pacific Islands are essential to a free & open #IndoPacific; U… https://t.co/fOHZ5QhPAPAlways appreciate the opportunity to sit down with @NATO and #EU leaders on the margins of the @UN General Assembly… https://t.co/VRw03NlFsD
9/27
2019
As discussed in today’s Small Group meeting, the U.S. supports @UN efforts to end military violence in #Syria. Ongo… https://t.co/kr7CO3I4RIPositive meeting with @MarisePayne, @DrSJaishankar, and @moteging. We discussed our shared interest in building a f… https://t.co/EKw1WQPZ1hThank you to @UN Secretary General @antonioguterres for hosting the P5 today. We have serious global challenges tha… https://t.co/mFSImHQkarToday we designate Raul Castro and his immediate family for his involvement in gross violations of human rights. Th… https://t.co/S2r6E784gGYesterday, @realDonaldTrump barred the Iranian regime’s elites and their privileged families from entering the Unit… https://t.co/npKoEv5PCOThe Honduran government’s support in confronting this crisis in the region is critical. This agreement expands prot… https://t.co/rczXORVuIRToday, U.S. imposed new sanctions against Chinese companies that transported Iranian oil contrary to U.S. sanctions… https://t.co/lbe2V4L4yL
9/26
2019

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