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January 8, 2021

Mike R. Pompeo Approves New Cyberspace Security

Secretary Pompeo Approves New Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies Bureau (STL.News) Secretary Pompeo has approved the creation of the Bureau of Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies (CSET) and has directed the Department to move forward with standing up the bureau.  The need to reorganize and resource America’s cyberspace and emerging technology...

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January 8, 2021

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at the IISS Manama Dialogue

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at the IISS Manama Dialogue (STL.News) SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you so much. Thanks, John, and thanks for that introduction and the thoughtful words at the beginning of your remarks. And I do remember our dinner back when my life was a little less busy, and sadly, the set of...

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January 8, 2021

Sanctions on Iranian Entities Involved in Chemical Weapons

Sanctions on Iranian Entities Involved in Chemical Weapons Activities of Concern (STL.News) The United States condemns any Iranian regime involvement in a chemical weapons program and will sanction those involved in any such activity. Today, the United States designated Iranian defense entity Shahid Meisami Group and its director, Mehran Babri,...

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January 7, 2021

U.S Takes Action Against Violators of Religious Freedom

United States Takes Action Against Violators of Religious Freedom (STL.News) Religious freedom is an unalienable right, and the bedrock upon which free societies are built and flourish. The United States – a nation founded by those fleeing religious persecution, as the recent Commission on Unalienable Rights report noted – once...

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January 7, 2021

Pompeo With Guy Benson of The Guy Benson Show

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Guy Benson of The Guy Benson Show (STL.News) QUESTION:  Mr. Secretary, welcome back to the show.  Merry Christmas. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Merry Christmas to you too, Guy.  Hope you’re doing well. QUESTION:  Doing well.  Hanging in there as best we can.  I think a lot of people feel...

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January 6, 2021

Iran’s Efforts at Intimidation Must Not Be Rewarded

Iran’s Efforts at Intimidation Must Not Be Rewarded (STL.News) The United States condemns the law recently approved by Iran’s Majles and Guardian Council, which is nothing more than the regime’s latest ploy to use its nuclear program to try to intimidate the international community.  If implemented, this law would result...

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January 6, 2021

Sanctioning Companies Supporting Iran’s Metal Industry

Sanctioning Companies Supporting Iran’s Metal Industry (STL.News) The United States is imposing sanctions on 17 companies and one individual in connection with Iran’s metals industry.  The Iranian regime uses revenue from its metals sector to fund the regime’s destabilizing activities around the world. The Department of State is designating China-based...

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January 5, 2021

Iranian Officers Involved in the Abduction of Bob Levinson

Sanctioning Iranian Intelligence Officers Involved in the Abduction of Bob Levinson (STL.News) For 13 years,  the Iranian regime has denied knowledge of Robert A. “Bob” Levinson’s whereabouts or condition.  However, senior Iranian officials authorized Levinson’s abduction and detention and launched a disinformation campaign to deflect blame from the regime. The...

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January 5, 2021

Pompeo With Rob Schmitt of Wake Up America on Newsmax

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Rob Schmitt of Wake Up America on Newsmax (STL.News) QUESTION:  All right.  We’ve got a very special guest joining us on “Wake Up America” now.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is with us here on the show.  Mr. Secretary, good morning. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Rob, good...

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January 5, 2021

Pompeo’s Call with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown: (STL.News) Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with?Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan discussed the efforts to...

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