Western Hemisphere: Protecting Our Southern Border and Working With Mexico to Address Caravans

Western Hemisphere: Protecting Our Southern Border and Working With Mexico to Address Caravansand the Safety of Those Transiting Mexico   I have been in close contact with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray and it has been one week since Secretary Nielsen and I had a constructive meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo Ebrard to discuss the ...
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Statements to the Press

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mexico City, Mexico FOREIGN SECRETARY VIDEGARAY: (Via interpreter) Good morning to the representatives of the media. Welcome to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It’s my privilege to welcome back to the – to our building and our city the Secretary of ...
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Mexican Independence Day

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Mexico on the 208th anniversary of your independence on September 16. We deeply value our relationship with Mexico as a trusted neighbor, friend, and economic and security partner.  Our future—like our history—is connected through shared cultural, linguistic, familial, ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Yesterday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray. The two leaders talked about the importance of reducing irregular migration through Mexico and the region and discussed the need for greater investment in Central America to address security, governance, and economic prosperity ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with President-elect Lopez Obrador of Mexico

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Today Secretary Pompeo met with President-elect of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at the office of the MORENA political party in Mexico City, Mexico. Secretary Pompeo congratulated Mr. Lopez Obrador on his July 1 victory and said the United States looks forward to working with Mr. Lopez ...
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Joint Remarks With Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Caso

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Mexico City, Mexico July 13, 2018 MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon, and welcome to the Foreign Affairs Office. We are going to give a message to the media with the Secretary of State Michael Pompeo from the United States and the Chancellor Luis Videgaray Caso, if you could ...
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Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Upcoming Travel to Mexico

Special Briefing Senior State Department Official Via Teleconference July 12, 2018 MODERATOR: Thank you very much, and thank you, everyone, for joining us today. I’m glad to have with us today [Senior State Department Official]. He’s going to talk to us today on background about Secretary Pompeo’s travel tomorrow to Mexico City. Again, this call will ...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Mexico City

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Mexico City, Mexico, July 13 to meet with President Peña Nieto, Foreign Secretary Videgaray and President-elect Lopez Obrador.   Secretary Pompeo will reaffirm the U.S. partnership with Mexico to combat transnational criminal organizations and the opioid epidemic. He will also discuss efforts to enhance trade, curb irregular migration, and ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Canada, Singapore, South Korea, and China

Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada on June 9 to join President Donald Trump as the President and leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union, convene for Group of Seven (G7) meetings. Secretary Pompeo will then accompany President ...
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Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS)

OAS Headquarters Washington, DC June 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thank you, Secretary General Almagro and your team, for organizing this 48th General Assembly of the OAS. We are incredibly grateful for your leadership. It is a pleasure to be here at the OAS for the first time as Secretary of State of the United ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

U.S. Secretary of State Mike R. Pompeo met with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray today in Washington, DC.  They discussed the recent tariff announcements and the importance of concluding an updated NAFTA agreement.  They reviewed the vital nature of our cooperation on stemming the flow of illicit drugs and irregular migrants.  The Secretary recognized Mexico’s ...
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LGBTI Pride Month

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 supporters continue to face violence, arrest, harassment and intimidation for ...
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World Press Freedom Day

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO May 3, 2018  On the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, we renew our commitment to promoting and protecting a free press, which is an essential pillar of democracy.  The United States values freedom of the press as a key component of democratic governance.  By fostering a free press, citizens are more ...
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