Washington, DC - The United States condemns the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s March 29 decision to usurp the powers of the democratically elected National Assembly. This rupture of democratic and constitutional norms greatly damages Venezuela’s democratic institutions and denies the Venezuelan people the right to shape their country’s future through their elected representatives. We consider it a serious setback for democracy in Venezuela.

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2, 2017 as World Autism Awareness Day:

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump met yesterday with Taoiseach Enda Kenny of Ireland to discuss United States-Ireland economic and cultural ties as part of the White House St. Patrick's Day celebration. 

Washington, DC - On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Mauritius as you celebrate the 49th anniversary of independence on March 12.

Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William R. Brownfield will lead the U.S. delegation to the 60th Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), March 13-17, in Vienna, Austria. At the CND, the United States will seek enhanced international cooperation to control the illicit synthetic drugs which are fueling the ongoing U.S. opioid crisis. One major focus area will be the control of precursor chemicals used in the production of illicit drugs, including those related to the opioid crisis.

Washington, DC - Thursday, we marked the ten-year anniversary of the disappearance of United States citizen Robert “Bob” Levinson from Kish Island, Iran.  The Trump Administration remains unwavering in our commitment to locate Mr. Levinson and bring him home.  We want him back, and we will spare no effort to achieve that goal.