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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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Incredible start to a diverse trip. The Munich Security Conference provided an invaluable opportunity to discuss ou… stop in #Angola, where we made progress on joint efforts to boost trade, strengthen security cooperation, and… was a pleasure to meet with Angolan President João Lourenço today in Luanda. The U.S. strongly supports #Angola’… with our hard-working @StateDept team at U.S. Embassy Luanda. I’m proud of how diligently this talented team is… discussion with U.S. and Angolan business leaders on promising opportunities to increase two-way trade… meeting again with #Angola's Minister of External Relations Manuel Augusto. We are proud to work with our A… and I wish all Americans a Happy #PresidentsDay. Today, we celebrate all U.S. Presidents throughout history a… my visit to #Angola with an inspiring discussion with local business owners. These dynamic women entreprene…
Our team at @usembassytokyo is working diligently with our Japanese partners to bring home Americans on board the…, thank you for the teranga! My visit to Africa is off to a great start, and I’m looking forward to my next… continue to be thoroughly impressed by the strength of our @ECAatState exchange programs at home and overseas. Lo… Foreign Minister @amadou_ba_ and I had a good discussion on ways to strengthen our robust economic relat… enjoyed meeting with Senegalese President @Macky_Sall in Dakar today to discuss ways to deepen our cooperation, w… for the chance to visit @USEmbassyDakar and Ambassador Mushingi. Our @StateDept team in Dakar works tirele… a joy to worship alongside the faithful servants of the International Christian Fellowship of Dakar. #Senegal you to the American Chamber of Commerce and @AmadouHott for hosting our discussion on the economic landscape…
Thrilled to be in Dakar on my first official visit to West Africa. Throughout our 60 years of friendship, #Senegal up from @MunSecConf! I look forward to building on #MSC2020's positive momentum through continued cooperatio… United States is fighting for sovereignty and freedom. We should have confidence in the transatlantic alliance.… with #Japan's Foreign Minister @moteging and Republic of #Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on the margin… conversation today with Prime Minister @masrour_barzani. I thanked him for his steadfast partnership and…
Wonderful meeting with @GermanyDiplo Minister @HeikoMaas at #MSC2020 in Munich. Thankful for Germany’s continued co… to see @CzechMFA Foreign Minister @TPetricek today at the Munich Security Conference. The Czech Republic is a… am designating Shavendra Silva making him ineligible for entry into the U.S. due to his involvement in extrajudic… good to connect with Dutch @MinisterBlok. Yesterday we discussed @Coalition efforts to defeat ISIS and our s… remember former Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri and 21 other victims who were assassinated, 15 yrs ago today. End… world must reject Iran’s violence and act now to renew the expiring @UN arms embargo on #Iran.The U.S. Navy interdicted 358 Iranian-made missiles + other weapons components on their way to the Houthis in Yemen… to see Croatian Foreign Minister Grlic-Radman at #MSC2020 in Munich. #Croatia is an important Ally and a stalw…
Glad to be in #Germany for the Munich Security Conference #MSC2020. @MunSecConf will provide a productive forum to… U.S. is deeply concerned about the vulnerability of the North Korean people to a #coronavirus outbreak. We stro… to @EvaristBartolo on his appointment as the Foreign Minister of #Malta. I look forward to working… U.S. has not and will never provide any information to support the compilation of these lists. We call on @UN m… is outrageous that the @UNHumanRights Commissioner @mbachelet would release the database of companies operating…
U.S.-#Saudi partnership is critical as we confront Iran's destabilizing behavior. We also share an interest in de-e… is past time for #Iran to live up to its commitment to play by the global rules to combat money laundering and t… to join my colleagues to celebrate the one-year milestone of the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Ini…
My condolences to the families of the soldiers killed in yesterday's attack in Idlib. The ongoing assaults by the A… Iranian regime uses satellite launches to further advance its ballistic missile capabilities that allow it to t…
The challenges we face today demand that we efficiently focus U.S. diplomatic and foreign assistance resources to a… @StateDept and @USAID FY 2021 budget will position us to continue to advance the Trump Administration’s foreign…
We are concerned over #Guinea’s current plan to hold legislative elections and a constitutional referendum on March… and his corrupt cronies use #Venezuela's state owned airline CONVIASA to support their usurpation of democra… to speak with @AranchaGlezLaya and congratulate her on her appointment as #Spain’s Foreign Minister. The U.S.… to announce an additional $100M of existing funds to support #China in combating the #coronavirus. This commi… to welcome #EU High Representative @JosepBorrellF to @StateDept today. U.S.-EU cooperation to address our most… have coordinated with U.S. organizations to transport more humanitarian relief to people in Wuhan. Personal prot… @realDonaldTrump’s announcement to launch free trade negotiations with #Kenya is an important step forwar… strongly condemn the violence in Najaf. Peaceful protesters must be allowed to demonstrate for a government free…
A lot has happened between our first meeting and my meeting with Interim President @JGuaido today. Galvanizing inte… Giuda is a transformational leader. She contributed greatly to America's future as Assistant Secretary, le… to join President @realDonaldTrump for this year’s National Prayer Breakfast. As the President has said, th…, the United States and its partners in #TheAlliance have solidified our commitment to advancing… Senate impeachment Rule XXIII, “[u]pon pronouncing judgement, a certified copy of such judgement shall be depos… to see #Austria's Foreign Minister Schallenberg in DC and congratulate him on his appointment! From trade to s…
Pleased to welcome Albanian Prime Minister @EdiRamaAL to the @StateDept today, where we had a fruitful discussion.… forward to meeting Transatlantic Allies and partners at the @MunSecConf and my first visit to sub-Saharan A…, I am sanctioning Bulgarian judge Andon Mitalov due to his involvement in significant corruption. This is the… pleasure welcoming Foreign Minister @GeoffreyOnyeama to @StateDept to discuss our shared trade and investment, se… @realDonaldTrump continues to lead an American foreign policy that bolsters our security and prosperity,…
The U.S. leads in providing education and protection to children fleeing violence and persecution around the world.… to welcome @IAEAorg Director General @rafaelmgrossi for his first official visit to the @StateDept today. I… remain committed to doing everything we can to protect the health and welfare of U.S. citizens overseas, and wil… of our rapid facilitation of the delivery of donated life-saving personal protection equipment and medical an… U.S. stands by our @NATO Ally #Turkey in the aftermath of the mortar attack by Assad regime forces on Turkish o… sincerest condolences to #NewZealand on the passing of former Prime Minister Mike Moore. He dedicated his life t…
Constructive discussion with Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council General al-Burhan. We underscored our shared des… Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan, I underscored the importance of peace, security, and prosperity for the peo… to visit #Uzbekistan for the C5+1 Ministerial and to see firsthand the reform agenda yielding significant p… the sidelines of the C5+1 Ministerial, I met with Foreign Ministers Muhriddin, Aidarbekov, and Meredov. I stress… you @President_UZ Mirziyoyev for your leadership in forging the strategic partnership between the U.S. and… to see the Foreign Ministers of #CentralAsia at the C5+1 Ministerial. The U.S. is deeply committed to sovereig… recent Open Skies Agreement is just one example of the strong, dynamic partnership the United States enjoys wit… a pleasure to thank our talented @StateDept team working hard behind the scenes to advance U.S. diplomacy. H… to meet with #Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov and discuss the growing strategic partnership between our c… with religious leaders in #Uzbekistan on how reforms and legal revisions can promote greater #religiousfreedom.… #Uzbekistan today. @President_UZ Mirziyoyev’s ambitious reform agenda is yielding significant progress, an… my visit to #Kazakhstan, I’m even more optimistic about the opportunities that lie ahead for us to collaborat… to meet today with First President Nazarbayev and reflect on the strength of our relationship. The United S… to the Kansas City @Chiefs on your @SuperBowl win! Way to put the heartland on the map and bring ho…
Looking forward to joining my @StateDept colleagues, family, and football fans around the world to watch… opportunity to reconnect with @MFA_KZ Foreign Minister Tileuberdi in Nur-Sultan today. We look forward to exp… with the families of ethnic Kazakh-Chinese minorities who are among the 1M+ detained or sent to #Xinjiang inter… Moser and @USEmbassyKAZ work tirelessly to advance U.S. interests on behalf of the American people here… to visit Nur-Sultan to reaffirm the importance of the U.S.-#Kazakhstan strategic relationship, which is roote… opportunity to meet with President Lukashenka and Foreign Minister Makei today to discuss ways #Belarus can st… to meet with President Lukashenka today in Minsk. The United States is optimistic about our strengthened relat…
Inspired by what I saw at Hi-Tech Park #Belarus. A great example of how Belarus can seize its extraordinary growth… a moment to meet with the staff and families of @USEmbBy in Minsk today. I’m greatly appreciative of their har… today to meet with civil society leaders. U.S. assistance programs strengthen NGOs and support vulnerable p… I will visit Belarus – the first visit by a U.S. Secretary of State in 25 years. I look forward to meeting wi… #UK is a critical ally, and I’m excited about the future of our #SpecialRelationship. I also look forward to co… United States remains steadfast in its support for #Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its… you to the National Military Clinical Medical Center and the Pokrova Church of the Blessed Virgin for the war…
I am pleased the UK and EU have agreed on a #Brexit deal that honors the will of the British people. We will contin… for the millions of people whom traffickers exploit must remain a first priority. Grateful to… pleasure meeting with the dedicated American and Ukrainian foreign policy professionals who serve at… we designated Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Christian Makonda as ineligible to enter the U.S. for… vibrant and free civil society is critical to a thriving democracy. Great to hear from #Ukraine's civil society a… ranging discussion with Defense Minister Andriy Zahorodnyuk. The U.S. stands with #Ukraine as it counters Russ…