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On Nov. 25, a U.S. warship interdicted a large cache of Iranian weapons and missile parts off the coast of Yemen. This is more proof of Iran’s efforts to inflame conflicts in the Mideast, and evidence of Iran’s repeated violations of the @UN arms embargo.
Under Secretary Hale is in #Haiti today to encourage an end to the gridlock. Haiti’s leaders – in the government and the opposition – owe it to the people to form a government and find solutions. We are ready to help.
Today the United States is sanctioning three Iraqis for their involvement in the brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters in Iraq and a fourth for corruption and bribery.
@SecPompeo : The U.S. is gravely concerned by deepening political unrest and violence in #HongKong . The CCP must honor its promises to the Hong Kong people, who only want the freedoms & liberties they have been promised in the Sino-British Joint Declaration, a UN-filed treaty.
. Trump at Signing of bil #FOSTA #SESTA We are going to do everything in our power to make sure traffickers are brought to a swift and firm justice…When we work together, we can bring safety and hope to every community across the country. #EndTrafficking
The United States is watching the situation in #HongKong with grave concern. We condemn violence on all sides, extend our sympathies to victims of violence regardless of their political inclinations, and call for all parties to exercise restraint.