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S/R for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook Traveled to Tunisia, Qatar, and Kuwait to Discuss Extending the UN Arms Embargo on Iran

On July 24-26, Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook traveled to Tunisia, Qatar, and Kuwait to discuss extending the UN arms embargo on Iran, which is scheduled to expire on October 18, 2020.   In Tunisia, Special Representative Hook met with Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray.  He discussed the range of threats Iran ...
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Celebrating the 231st Anniversary of the U.S. Department of State

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 27, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of State celebrates its 231st anniversary as the nation’s first executive agency. This milestone is an opportunity to reflect on the essential role of U.S. diplomacy in advancing the interests, security, and economic prosperity of the American people. I commend the State Department team for their ...
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Health Alert – Phase Three Begins Tomorrow; Reduced Nationwide Partial Curfew; Last Neighborhood Lockdown Lifted

Location: Kuwait  Event: Effective tomorrow, Tuesday, July 28, the Government of Kuwait will transition from Phase Two to Phase Three of its five-phased reopening plan. During Phase Three, a 6-hour curfew is in effect from 9:00pm until 3:00am.  While each phase is expected to last for three weeks, the Government of Kuwait has indicated that ...
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