Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Luanda with President João Lourenço and Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto. In these meetings, the Deputy Secretary commended President Lourenço and his government for their efforts to fight corruption and to foster citizen-responsive governance and dialogue.

Washington, DC - The United States condemns the Ortega regime’s continued violence and repression toward the Nicaraguan people, including the arbitrary detention of hundreds of peaceful protestors and violence against independent media on March 16. The United States will continue to urge accountability for those who have demonstrated blatant disregard for human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer my best wishes to the people of Aruba as you commemorate your National Day on March 18.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "The United States will withdraw all remaining U.S. personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela this week.

Washington, DC - On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate all citizens of Mauritius on the 51st anniversary of your country’s independence on March 12.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met Monday with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, DC.