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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo today in Washington, D.C. The two leaders discussed the ongoing political and man-made humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. The Secretary expressed gratitude for Colombia’s continued leadership and extraordinary generosity in hosting displaced Venezuelans. The Secretary and ...
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Assistant Secretary Kimberly Breier to Lead U.S. Delegation to the Organization of American States General Assembly

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier will lead the U.S. delegation to the 49th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) to be held in Medellín, Colombia June 26-28, 2019. The Assistant Secretary will address the General Assembly’s plenary session the morning of June 27 and ...
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ONDCP Reports Cocaine Production in Colombia is Leveling Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 CONTACT: 202-881-8063 Peter.D.Hoffman@ondcp.eop.gov Washington, D.C. – According to a 2018 estimate released today by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) , coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia remains high but is leveling off. The estimate states coca cultivation in Colombia saw a minor decrease in 2018 to 208,000 hectares from 209,000 hectares in ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo On the Occasion of World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, we recognize the plight of millions of refugees who have fled their homes due to conflict and persecution, and we reaffirm our commitment to provide life-saving assistance for the most vulnerable. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the number of those forcibly displaced rose to more than 70 ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at the Signing of the Development Objective Assistance Agreement with President Iván Duque

Good afternoon everyone. It is an honor for me to join President Duque today to celebrate yet another milestone in the close partnership between our two countries. It’s worth celebrating because we’re much more than mere partners, we’re close neighbors and true friends. There is an unshakable bond between our two nations forged through a ...
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