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