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Treasury Sanctions Senior Hizballah Operative for Terrorist Attacks in the Western Hemisphere

Department of the Treasury Press release July 19, 2019 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated a senior member of Hizballah’s External Security Organization (ESO), which is responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of terrorist attacks outside of Lebanon.  Specifically, OFAC designated Salman Raouf Salman for ...
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Assistant Secretary Kimberly Breier Travel to Argentina

DEPARTMENT OF STATE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MEDIA NOTE JULY 16, 2019 Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 17-20 and then join Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on his visit to Guayaquil, Ecuador, July 20; Mexico City, Mexico, July 21; and San Salvador, ...
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Secretary Pompeo travels to Argentina

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON July 16, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Puerto Rico, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, El Salvador, and Florida Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Mexico City, Mexico; and San Salvador, El Salvador ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Message on Argentina’s Independence Day

Argentina’s Independence Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 9, 2019 On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend my best wishes to the people of Argentina on the 203rd anniversary of your independence. The United States and Argentina enjoy a deep partnership, founded upon shared commitments to democracy ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaido

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Today Secretary Michael R. Pompeo called Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaido to commemorate the anniversary of Venezuela’s independence on July 5th and express the United States’ unwavering support for Guaido, the National Assembly, and the Venezuelan people as they seek to regain their country’s freedom and prosperity.
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