Remarks by Deputy Secretary John Sullivan at the Washington Conference on the Americas

 May 9, 2018 “The United States is committed to being the security partner of choice for the Americas,” said the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan at the  48th Washington Conference on the Americas . The deputy secretary highlighted the importance of U.S. engagement in the hemisphere when it comes to collaborating on issues of security, drug trafficking, ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence During a Protocolary Meeting at the Organization of American States

May 7, 2018 Organization of American States Washington, D.C. 2:05 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Ambassador Gonzalez, Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, permanent representatives, distinguished members of Congress, ambassadors, all of our honored guests, it is my great honor to be here in the House of the Americas to address this session of the Organization ...
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OAS Permanent Council Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Organization of American States

Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Remarks OAS Special Meeting of the Permanent Council Commemoration OAS 70th Anniversary April 30, 2018 Thank you, Mr. Chair, and Mr. Secretary General. Today marks an important opportunity for all member states, including my own, to reflect on the founding principles of this Organization set forth in its Charter and the American ...
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Secretary Pompeo Addresses State Department Employees

Remarks Mike Pompeo  Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Harry S. Truman Building C Street Lobby Washington, DC May 1, 2018  DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you. Thank you, everyone, for being here. It’s a great honor to be here to introduce our new Secretary of State. Before I do so, I wanted ...
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Remarks at a State Luncheon in Honor of French President Emmanuel Macron and Mrs. Macron

Remarks at a State Luncheon in Honor of French President Emmanuel Macron and Mrs. Macron Remarks John J. Sullivan Acting Secretary of State Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC April 24, 2018  ACTING SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Well, thank you. Good afternoon, everyone. I’m honored to join Vice President Pence in welcoming President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte ...
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Ambassador Trujillo Delivers Inaugural Remarks at the OAS Permanent Council

Ambassador Carlos Trujillo OAS Permanent Council Friday, April 20, 2018  Mr. Chairman, Mr. Secretary General, fellow Permanent Representatives — I am honored to come before the Permanent Council today, for the first time, representing the United States of America here at the Organization of American States. I am grateful to President Trump for placing ...
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Acting Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Cuban Independent Civil Society

Acting Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Cuban Independent Civil Society Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 12, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and USAID Administrator Green met today with Cuban independent civil society members on the margins of the Summit of the Americas ...
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Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Presents Credentials As U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States

Remarks Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Presentation of Credentials Ceremony Thursday, April 5, 2018 Secretary General Almagro, Mr. Chair of the Permanent Council Ambassador Gonzalez, Assistant Secretary General Mendez, distinguished ambassadors and alternate representatives, members of the Secretariat — I am honored and grateful to be here today with you and deeply humbled by the trust that ...
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OAS Approves Resolution on Venezuela

Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin K. Sullivan Special Session of the OAS Permanent Council Resolution on Venezuela February 23, 2018 Thank you very much Mr. Chair. Just another brief intervention to comment on some of the statements that a number of my colleagues here today have made. The United States is of course ...
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OAS Permanent Council Addresses Violence against Women in the Americas

On December 6, 2017, the OAS Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) held a special meeting at OAS headquarters in Washington DC, on the subject “Addressing Violence against Women in the Americas.”  Acting United States Deputy Chief of Mission Genevieve Libonati addressed the gathering on behalf of the delegation of the United States. ...
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U.S. Government Announces Contribution to REMJA

Interim U.S. Permanent Representative to the OAS Kevin K. Sullivan (center) and Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Foote from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) (left) are joined by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro in a ceremony to announce a U.S. government contribution to OAS REMJA for continued programming of cybercrime training workshops.  ...
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Remembering 9/11

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 11, 2017 Remarks by President Trump at the 9/11 Memorial Observance   The Pentagon Arlington, Virginia 9:49 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, General.  Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. I want to thank you, Secretary Mattis, General Dunford, members of the ...
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OAS Permanent Council Addresses the Crisis in Venezuela

Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin K. Sullivan OAS Permanent Council July 26, 2017 Mr. Chairman, my delegation would like to begin this afternoon by thanking you for including this topic on the agenda of today’s Council meeting.  The situation in Venezuela could not be more timely or relevant for this Council’s consideration. Over ...
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Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon Addresses OAS Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Remarks by Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon at OAS Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the Situation in Venezuela May 31, 2017 Washington, D.C. UNDER SECRETARY SHANNON:  Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  To you, sir, to the Secretary General and to all my colleagues, I extend my respect and gratitude for your presence here ...
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USOAS Hosts Reception in honor of U.S. IACHR Candidate Douglass Cassel

Notre Dame Professor Douglass Cassel, U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), addresses the gathering hosted by the U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) after his introduction by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin Sullivan.   Remarks by Interim Permanent Representative Sullivan The Embassy Row Hotel, Washington, D.C. May ...
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Special Session of the Permanent Council Addresses the Situation in Venezuela

On March 28, 2017, the OAS held a special session of the Permanent Council to address the situation in Venezuela.  Speaking on behalf of the U.S. Permanent Mission, Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael J. Fitzpatrick stated:  “This meeting is happening today because of the constructive spirit of a majority of member states that seeks to identify ...
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