Statement by The Press Secretary on The Efforts by Yemen’s Houthis to Destabilize the Arabian Peninsula

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 30, 2018   Statement by The Press Secretary on The Efforts by Yemen’s Houthis to Destabilize the Arabian Peninsula   Yemen’s Houthis have responded to efforts by the United Nations to reinvigorate a political process in Yemen by threatening to conduct more reckless ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2018 Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia President Donald J. Trump met yesterday with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia.  President Trump and the Crown Prince reviewed progress in strengthening ...
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Remarks by President Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Before Luncheon

White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release 20 March 2018   Remarks by President Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Before Luncheon PRESIDENT TRUMP:  It’s an honor to have the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia with us, and his representatives, many of whom I know ...
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Remarks by President Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Before Bilateral Meeting

White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release 20 March 2018 Remarks by President Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Before Bilateral Meeting PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much, everybody.  It’s a great honor to have the Crown Prince with us. Saudi Arabia has been a ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2018   Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia   President Donald J. Trump will welcome Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia to the White House on March 20, 2018.  ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2018   Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia   President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia.  President Trump and the Crown Prince discussed regional ...
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Presidential Proclamation Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel and Relocating the United States Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The foreign policy of the United States is grounded in principled realism, which begins with an honest acknowledgment of plain facts.  With respect to the State of Israel, that requires officially recognizing Jerusalem as its capital and relocating the United States Embassy to Israel ...
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White House Statement on Iranian-Supported Missile Attacks Against Saudi Arabia

White House Statement on Iranian-Supported Missile Attacks Against Saudi Arabia The United States welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s statement exposing the Iranian regime’s support for Houthi militias, including the supply of illegal arms such as ballistic missiles.  We condemn the Iranian regime’s activities and stand with Saudi Arabia and all our Gulf partners against ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia

  President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.  King Salman expressed his condolences for the recent terrorist attack in New York City.  President Trump thanked the King for his support and emphasized America’s commitment to defeating ISIS.  The leaders also discussed the continuing threat of Iranian-backed ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia

President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.  King Salman praised President Trump for his visionary new Iran strategy and pledged to support American leadership.  President Trump thanked King Salman for Saudi Arabia’s support and emphasized the importance of the Gulf Cooperation Council in countering Iran’s destabilizing activities in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and elsewhere in the region.  The leaders agreed on the ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s New Strategy on Iran

“It is time for the entire world to join us in demanding that Iran’s government end its pursuit of death and destruction.” – President Donald J. Trump President Donald J. Trump, in consultation with his national security team, has approved a new strategy for Iran. It is the culmination of nine months of deliberation with ...
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President Donald J. Trump Announces Enhanced National Security Measures

The White House Office of the Press Secretary September 24, 2017 President Donald J. Trump Announces Enhanced National Security Measures   New security measures establish minimum requirements for international cooperation to support U.S. visa and immigration vetting Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the establishment of enhanced national security measures, aimed at creating—for the first ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.  The President and the King praised the resilience of the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey, and King Salman offered his condolences to the families who have lost loved ones.  President Trump and King Salman also discussed the need to ...
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Foreign Service Officer Test Announcement

Interested in joining the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer? U.S. Embassy Riyadh will be hosting the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) on October 2 and October 4, 2017.  Test Registration is now open and closes  September 27, 2017. Eligibility Requirements: All applicants must be U.S. citizens on the date they submit their ...
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White House Press Briefing on President Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 30, 2017 MR. SPICER:  Good afternoon.  I hope you all had the opportunity to pay your respects to the yesterday on Memorial Day. I want to begin by recapping the incredible, historic trip that the President and the First Lady have just concluded, because it truly ...
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Joint Strategic Vision Declaration for the United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 20, 2017 The United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia dedicate themselves to strengthening their Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century, and to charting a renewed path toward a peaceful Middle East where economic development, trade, and diplomacy are hallmarks of regional and ...
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Remarks With Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at a Press Availability

FOREIGN MINISTER AL-JUBEIR: (In Arabic.) SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, thank you very much as well, Your Excellency, and I think it was, in many respects, a truly historic event this afternoon, this Arab Islamic American Summit. And first, I want to congratulate the King, first for convening such a historic event, but also on his remarks. ...
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Supporting Saudi Arabia’s Defense Needs

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson May 20, 2017 Today, in a significant expansion of the more than seven-decade long security relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the President and Secretary Tillerson attended a signing ceremony for almost $110 billion worth of defense capabilities to be conveyed via ...
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General McMaster’s Previews on POTUS Trip

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY SEAN SPICER SPICER: Wow, we got a full house today. Good afternoon.  It’s good to be back with you.  Apparently I was a little missed. We’re one week out from the President’s first foreign trip, so I wanted to make sure, as ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Foreign Travel

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 4, 2017 President Trump has accepted the invitation of King Salman bin Abd Al-Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia later this month. The visit will reaffirm the strong partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia and ...
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Readout of the President Trump’s Call with King Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2017 Readout of the President’s Call with King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi ...
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STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SYRIA

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SYRIA Mar-a-Lago, Florida 9:40 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans: On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians. Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children. It was a slow and brutal death for so ...
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EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES

EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and ...
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Plan to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is not the only threat from radical Islamic terrorism that the United States faces, but it is among the most vicious and aggressive.  It is also attempting to create its own state, which ISIS claims as a “caliphate.”  But there can be no accommodation or negotiation ...
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America First Foreign Policy

The Trump Administration is committed to a foreign policy focused on American interests and American national security. Peace through strength will be at the center of that foreign policy. This principle will make possible a stable, more peaceful world with less conflict and more common ground. Defeating ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups will ...
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Here’s newly sworn-in President Trump’s full speech

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ...
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