Statement from the Press Secretary on Sudan

 Issued on: October 23, 2020 President Donald J. Trump has informed Congress of his intent to formally rescind Sudan’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism.  This follows on Sudan’s recent agreement to resolve certain claims of United States victims of terror and their families.  Yesterday, in fulfillment of that agreement, the transitional government of Sudan …

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President Donald J. Trump Brokers a Historic Peace Agreement Between Israel and Sudan

“They are choosing a future in which Arabs and Israelis, Muslims, Jews, and Christians can live together, pray together, and dream together, side by side, in harmony, community, and peace.” President Donald J. Trump STRIKING ANOTHER HISTORIC AGREEMENT: President Donald J. Trump has brokered a peace agreement between Sudan and Israel – the third such …

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U.S. Government Response to the Explosion in Beirut

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 7, 2020 We mourn the loss of life from the horrible tragedy that caused such tremendous destruction to Beirut earlier this week.  We pray for the survivors and their families and for all the Lebanese people as they struggle to put their lives and city back together.  The United States has already …

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, April 10 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2018 Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani President Donald J. Trump welcomed Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House today.  The President and the Emir discussed ways to strengthen …

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Treasury and Terrorist Financing Targeting Center Partners Issue First Joint Sanctions Against Key Terrorists and Supporters

Treasury and Terrorist Financing Targeting Center Partners Issue First Joint Sanctions Against Key Terrorists and Supporters 10/25/2017 Treasury Collaborates with TFTC Member States to Designate ISIS-Y and AQAP Leaders, Financiers, and Facilitators WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed sanctions on eight individuals and one entity today, targeting …

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Readout of Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting With Qatari Foreign Minister Al Thani

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Tillerson met with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and reaffirmed the strong relationship between our two countries. During their meeting, the leaders emphasized their mutual commitment to work toward a stronger partnership and a more secure region. Specifically, the Secretary thanked the Qatari …

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