Date: 03/22/2019 Description: U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with Minister of Interior Raya El Hassan in Beirut, Lebanon on March 22, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain] - State Dept Image

Secretary Pompeo (Twitter) (Mar. 22): "Valuable discussion today with new Interior Minister Al Hassan about support for the Internal Security Force and additional ways the U.S. and Lebanon can work together to build safety and stability inside Lebanon." More» Trip Page»

Secretary Pompeo (Twitter) (Mar. 21): "Prime Minister Netanyahu and I had far-ranging discussion of regional issues, including efforts to counter the Iranian regime's malign influence. The U.S. is firmly committed to Israel’s security." Remarks» Trip Page»

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U.S. Imposes New Nuclear Sanctions on Iran

Secretary Pompeo (Twitter) (Mar. 22): "Our maximum pressure campaign on Iran continues with today’s sanctions on targets involved in the regime’s nuclear program, including former nuclear weapons scientists. We’ll be relentless in denying Iran the ability to engage in WMD proliferation and all its outlaw activities." Press Statement» Fact Sheet» More»


Resignation of Kazakh President Nazarbayev

Deputy Spokesperson Palladino (Mar. 21): "The U.S. salutes the role of Nursultan Nazarbayev as the father of today’s modern, sovereign, and prosperous Kazakhstan, and his role in promoting enduring, dynamic U.S.-Kazakh relations. We congratulate interim President Tokayev and look forward to continue working with him." Full Text»

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