U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid Statement on Riyadh Agreement

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Press Release For Immediate Release November 07, 2019   U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid Statement on Riyadh Agreement The United States welcomes the signing of the agreement between the Republic of Yemen Government (ROYG) and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) that took place on November 5 in Riyadh.  We are hopeful …

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Under Secretary Hale’s Travel to the UAE and Saudi Arabia

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson October 12, 2019 Under Secretary Hale’s Travel to the UAE and Saudi Arabia Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David P. Hale will travel to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia October 12-18. During his trip, the Under Secretary will meet with senior government officials from both …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 10, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman.  Secretary Pompeo and the Deputy Minister discussed the importance of bilateral cooperation to confront the Iranian regime’s continued destabilizing activities in the region.  They discussed recent attacks …

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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid on Hajj and Eid al-Adha

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release August 09, 2019 Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid on Hajj and Eid al-Adha On behalf of the United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia I would like to extend our best wishes to all Muslims in Saudi Arabia …

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U.S. Embassy Participated in a Workshop to Promote Stabilization in Yemen

U.S. Embassy – Riyadh For Immediate Release Media Note April 10, 2019 U.S. Embassy Participated in a Workshop to Promote Stabilization in Yemen Together with the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and the Yemen Affairs Unit, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau of Conflict Stabilization Operations of the U.S. Department of State …

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STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON April 11, 2018 Houthi Missile Attack on Riyadh   The United States strongly condemns today’s Houthi missile attack on Riyadh.  We support the right of our Saudi partners to defend their borders against these threats, which are fueled by the …

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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Houthi Commercial Maritime Attack

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2018 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Houthi Commercial Maritime Attack The United States is very concerned about the Houthis’ latest attempt to escalate the war in Yemen, this time by attacking a commercial vessel while it transited one of the …

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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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Readout of the Gaza Conference at the White House

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2018 Readout of the Gaza Conference at the White House  Yesterday, the White House hosted a conference with representatives from 20 countries, including Israel and many Arab states, to discuss solutions to the worsening humanitarian and economic conditions in Gaza.  The conference, …

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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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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Saudi-Led Coalition Expanding Humanitarian Efforts in Yemen

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2018   Statement by the Press Secretary on the Saudi-Led Coalition Expanding Humanitarian Efforts in Yemen   The United States welcomes the Saudi-led coalition’s efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.  The coalition released a humanitarian operations plan on January 22, …

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Press Release: Ambassador Haley on the Suffering in Eastern Ghouta in Syria

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2018   Press Release: Ambassador Haley on the Suffering in Eastern Ghouta in Syria   Earlier this morning, Secretary-General Guterres told the Security Council that 400,000 Syrian civilians trapped in eastern Ghouta are living in a “hell …

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Condemning the Houthi Missile Strike Against Saudi Arabia

Press Statement Department Spokesperson Washington, DC December 19, 2017 The United States strongly condemns the reckless Houthi missile attack today on Riyadh. We remain deeply disturbed by aggressive Houthi actions supported by Iran’s provision of advanced weapons, which threaten regional security and prolong the Yemen conflict. The United States calls on Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard …

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Readouts from Secretary Mnuchin’s Bilateral Meetings in Saudi Arabia

Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with Saudi Minister of Finance His Excellency Mohammed Al Jadaan and His Excellency Dr. Ahmed al-Kholifey, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority Riyadh – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed Al Jadaan and Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority Governor Dr. …

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Joint Readout of Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt, Dina Powell, and Tim Lenderking’s Meeting with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia

On August 22, 2017, Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy Dina Powell, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs Tim Lenderking met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and his senior advisors.  The two sides …

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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 by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on the U.S. Military Response to the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons

The U.S. military strike against Shayrat airfield on April 6 was a measured response to the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons. The president directed this action to deter future use of chemical weapons and to show the United States will not passively stand by while Assad murders innocent people with chemical weapons, which are …

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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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