Maduro is the reason why Venezuela is facing the largest forced displacement of persons in its history. The U.S. will continue to answer interim President Juan Guaido’s call to help the people of #Venezuela and continue to support Venezuelans during their humanitarian crisis.
Deputy Secretary John Sullivan officiated the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach. Under Secretary Krach will lead our nation’s international economic diplomacy portfolio. https://go.usa.gov/xVEZw
@SecPomepo : We have embarked on a foreign policy that takes seriously the Founders’ ideas of individual liberty and constitutional government. And because of it, American exceptionalism – and the American Founding – will remain alive and well in the 21st century. https://go.usa.gov/xVEgq #ConstitutionDay
@secpompeo : Today, I’m pleased to say that Brazil is building on the work of the Ministerial to Advance Peace and Security in the #MiddleEast , held in Warsaw last February. Brazil will co-host a #WarsawProcess working group on humanitarian issues and refugees in 2020.
@secpompeo : Brazil is hosting more than 180,000 Venezuelans who have fled the economic collapse and tyranny the #Maduro regime has caused. This generosity is a testament to your country’s commitment to regional security and the protection of unalienable rights.
@secpompeo : When President Trump and President Bolsonaro met at the White House last March, they committed to expand and strengthen our strategic partnership. We have entered a new era in U.S.-Brazil ties.
. @statedeptspox announces the new Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, Cherrie Daniels. As Special Envoy, Cherrie will contribute to the Department’s mission of combatting anti-Semitism in all its forms and promoting the rule of law.
Tomorrow morning, @SecPompeo will welcome an official delegation from Brazil led by Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo for the first U.S.-Brazil Strategic Partnership Dialogue between our administrations. The Dialogue reflects the high value we place on our partnership with Brazil.
The U.S. joins #Venezuela , and ten other nations, in invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance. This treaty will facilitate further concerted action to confront the threat posed by the former regime of Nicolas Maduro to the Venezuelan people and to the region.
The Trump Administration announced its formal notification to Congress of a proposed sale for 32 F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to #Poland . The sale will provide a key NATO Ally with the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft and more.
As we reflect on 9/11, we remember our resolve in the face of adversity. That dark day spawned a generation of heroes. It further strengthened the American character. And it reminded us of the need to always fight for our liberties. #NeverForget