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Statement on U.S.-Colombia Partnership to Combat Terrorism

The United States thanks the Government of Colombia for hosting the Third Western Hemisphere Ministerial on Counter Terrorism.  We congratulate Colombia and the Duque administration for its leadership in adopting the United States’ and the European Union’s designations of international terrorist groups, including Hizballah.  We understand the Colombian government will continue to include the so-called FARC ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Margarita Rojas of Caracol TV

Interview Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Grand Hyatt Hotel Bogota, Colombia January 20, 2020 QUESTION:  Mr. Secretary, welcome to Colombia. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Margarita, it’s great to be with you.  Thanks for having me on the show. QUESTION:  You are here to talk about counterterrorism with more than 20 countries.  What is right now the main ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaido

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Bogota, Colombia General Santander Police Academy INTERIM PRESIDENT GUAIDO: (In Spanish.) SECRETARY POMPEO: President Guaido, thank you for being here today. And thank you for joining a huge group of countries today who’s working on fighting terrorism all around the world, including in Venezuela. A couple thoughts. First, for ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Julio Sanchez Cristo of La W Radio

Interview Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Via Teleconference January 20, 2020 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Hello, this is Mike speaking. QUESTION:  This is Julio Sanchez.  Secretary Pompeo, welcome to our country. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Julio, thank you.  It’s great to be here.  It’s great to be back. QUESTION:  Okay.  We don’t have too much time, so let’s do it.  (Inaudible) the peace agreement ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the Opening Plenary of the Third Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Bogota, Colombia General Santander Police Academy SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. Buenos dias, everyone. Thanks for the Colombians’ gracious hosting of this event. I was very encouraged how we grew our regional focus on terrorism when we had our meeting in July. The tough stand that we took, we united. ...
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