On the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC September 10, 2018 Tomorrow we honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the terrorist attacks 17 years ago on September 11. Tomorrow also marks six years since the tragic loss in Libya of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone Woods. The ...
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Secretary Pompeo Sends Congratulatory Message for Liechtenstein National Day

In honor of August 15, Liechtenstein’s National Day, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a congratulatory message to the Liechtenstein people. On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I would like to wish the people of the Principality of Liechtenstein a happy and prosperous National Day. Liechtenstein is recognized across ...
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Secretary Pompeo Sends Congratulatory Message for Swiss National Day

In honor of August 1st, Switzerland’s National Day, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a congratulatory message to the Swiss people. On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Switzerland on the occasion of Swiss National Day. On this day, we celebrate the foundation of the ...
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LGBTI Pride Month

Press Statement by Secretary of State Pompeo Washington, DC June 1, 2018 The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. In many parts of the world, LGBTI individuals and their ...
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Statement from Secretary Pompeo on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every person is entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Around the world, far too many governments continue to arrest and abuse ...
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Statement from Secretary Pompeo on the Occasion of Ramadan

On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims around the world for a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. For those observing this month, it is a time of reverence, generosity, and spiritual introspection. Ramadan is also a cherished time of community, often spent reconnecting with family and friends. It ...
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