Press Releases: Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

12/04/2018 08:56 AM EST   Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State German Marshall Fund Brussels, Belgium December 4, 2018   SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction. Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today. It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance ...
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit To Warsaw, Poland

November 8, 2018 READOUT OF SECRETARY PERRY’S VISIT TO WARSAW, POLAND WARSAW, POLAND – Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry visited Warsaw, Poland, the first stop on his four-country trip to Central and Eastern Europe. The Trump Administration is dedicated to growing our energy partnership with Poland, a key strategic ally of the United ...
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Joint Statement Following the Annual Bilateral U.S.-Polish Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG)

Press Releases: Joint Statement Following the Annual Bilateral U.S.-Polish Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG) 11/05/2018 11:53 AM EST Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 5, 2018   Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson, and Polish Under Secretary for Security Policy, Minister Bartosz Cichocki, co-chaired the bilateral Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG) in Warsaw, Poland on November 5, 2018. The SCCG ...
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STATEMENT: Imposition of Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act Sanctions on Russia

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON August 8, 2018 Imposition of Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act Sanctions on Russia Following the use of a “Novichok” nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate UK citizen Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal, the United States, on August 6, 2018, determined under the Chemical and ...
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Press Releases: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

08/07/2018 06:40 PM EDT   Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 7, 2018   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke on the phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss a range of bilateral issues. Secretary Pompeo reiterated strong U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and ...
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Remarks at the Close of the Ministerial Advancing Religious Freedom

Press Release: Remarks at the Close of the Ministerial Advancing Religious Freedom Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC July 26, 2018   SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. Since the earliest days of his presidency, President Trump has directed his administration to advance and defend the rights of religious freedom at ...
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The Opening of the Kerch Bridge in Crimea

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 15, 2018 The United States condemns Russia’s construction and partial opening of the Kerch Strait Bridge between Russia and occupied Crimea, which was done without the permission of the government of Ukraine. Crimea is part of Ukraine. Russia’s construction of the bridge serves as a reminder ...
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Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Issued on: January 26, 2018 Tomorrow marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death and concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.  We take this opportunity to recall the Nazis’ systematic persecution and brutal murder of six million Jewish people.  In their death camps and under their ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Visit to the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will lay a wreath at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument, which is a memorial to the 1943 Jewish Ghetto Uprising.  January 27 marks the commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi extermination camp. The Secretary will ...
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Consular Services During Government Shutdown

The U.S. Government is commencing a partial shutdown due to a lapse in appropriations. The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, U.S. Consulate General in Krakow, and U.S. Consular Agency in Poznan will continue providing services to U.S. Citizens during the shutdown. For now we expect to also continue providing visa and other consular services in Poland. ...
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Secretary Tillerson to Travel to London, Paris, Davos, and Warsaw

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON January 18, 2018 Secretary Tillerson to Travel to London, Paris, Davos, and Warsaw   U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to London, Paris, Warsaw, and Davos January 21-27. On January 21, he will arrive in London, where he will meet ...
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Presidential Message Honoring Barbara Jordan

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2018   Presidential Message Honoring Barbara Jordan “It is both a right and a responsibility of a democratic society to manage immigration so that it serves the national interest.”  With this simple, common-sense perspective, civil rights icon Barbara Jordan challenged our Nation’s ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 15, 2018, as the Martin Luther King,Jr., Federal Holiday

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 15, 2018, as the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Issued on: January 12, 2018 The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., dedicated his life to a vision: that all Americans would live free from injustice and enjoy equal opportunity as children of God. His strong, peaceful, and lifelong ...
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A/S for European and Eurasian Affairs Mitchell Visits Brussels, Paris, London, Berlin, Warsaw, Kyiv

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 5, 2017 Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell will travel to Brussels, Belgium; Paris, France; London, England; Berlin, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Kyiv, Ukraine, November 6-16, to underscore the U.S. commitment to our transatlantic alliance and to our partnerships. On November 6, he will arrive ...
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LTG Hodges Receives Commander’s Cross from President Duda

On August 15, U.S. Army Europe Commanding General LTG Ben Hodges was awarded with the Commander’s Cross from President of Poland Andrzej Duda “for his commitment to the development of Polish-US military cooperation, the strengthening of the NATO eastern flank and increasing the U.S. presence in Poland.” During the ceremony, President Duda said: “Thank you, Sir, ...
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Rep. Royce’s Visit to Poland

U.S. Representative to the 39th district of California Ed Royce arrived in Poland for a three day visit on August 11. While on a multi-country trip, Congressman Royce met with Polish government officials, civil society leaders and United States Government officials to discuss the threats facing our European NATO allies, and stressed U.S. commitment to the ...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren Visits Poland

Senator Elizabeth Warren came to Poland with a two day visit on August 8.  During her first trip to Poland, Sen. Warren visited Poznan where she met with leaders and soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division Mission Forward-Command Element and received overview of U.S Army operations across Europe. In Powidz, Senator Warren toured the facilities ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Foreign Travel

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 09, 2017 Statement by the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Foreign Travel President Donald J. Trump accepted the invitation of the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, to visit Poland in advance of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, ...
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Poland Submits Letter of Request for Raytheon’s Patriot System

The United States welcomes Poland’s decision to move forward with Raytheon’s Patriot System for the country’s air and missile defense. Poland is joining a large and growing family of countries relying on the battle-tested, constantly modernizing Patriot system – the same system used by the U.S. military. Poland will acquire the most advanced Patriot system ...
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Statement by the President on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 27, 2017 Statement by the President on International Holocaust Remembrance Day “It is with a heavy heart and somber mind that we remember and honor the victims, survivors, heroes of the Holocaust. It is impossible to fully fathom the depravity and horror inflicted ...
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Presidential Proclamation — Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2017

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 13, 2017 Presidential Proclamation — Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2017 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., FEDERAL HOLIDAY, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION When the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., shared his dream with the ...
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State Dept. Spokesperson’s Statement on Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal Legislation

Elizabeth Trudeau Director, Press Office Daily Press Briefing Washington, DC July 22, 2016 “…First, today, Poland’s parliament approved new legislation regarding the constitutional tribunal. While the new law has addressed some Venice Commission recommendations regarding legislation passed last year that was later ruled unconstitutional, it impedes a compromise resolution to the seating of six judicial ...
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U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Froman’s TTIP Round 14 Press Statement

During our discussions this week, continuing into next week, both we and the EU have submitted a significant number of new texts. By next week, every group will have met, coming closer to agreed language in all of the chapters. For this round, we put forward proposals on trade defense, financial services, sectors, textiles, state-owned ...
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“Dragoon Ride II” – American Troops to Meet Residents of Tarnów, Suwałki, and Olsztyn

Starting on May 31, U.S. Army troops from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment are driving across Poland as part of a tactical road march dubbed “Dragoon Ride II.” On their way U.S. soldiers stopped to meet local residents in Tarnów May 31 to continue such meetings further on the way in Lublin (June 1) and Suwalki ...
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Clarification of U.S. –German Coordination in Support of Anakonda 16

The U.S. Embassy Warsaw press office is issuing the following clarification in response to multiple press inquiries: We confirm German authorities have not denied U.S. Army transportation requests regarding the movement of U.S. troops and equipment through Germany to Poland for the Anakonda 16 exercises.  U.S. Army Europe and German authorities continue to coordinate the ...
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American Education Fair in Warsaw on April 20, 2016

The U.S. embassy cordially invites students, teachers and parents to attend the American Education Fair that will take place on Wednesday April 20th at the University of Warsaw Library, ul. Dobra 56/66.  Representatives of 16 American universities will take part in the event and will present their educational offerings for high-school and university students. The ...
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U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Lally Visits Poland

March 21, 2016 — U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) Michael Lally arrived in Warsaw on March 20.  He will be in Poland until March 23 formeetings with his Polish Government counterparts.  The visit illustrates the United States’ commitment to growing the U.S.-Poland economic and commercial relationship. During the visit, DAS Lally will meet ...
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Assistant Secretary Nuland Travels to Warsaw, Munich, and Tirana

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 10, 2016 On February 10, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Warsaw, Poland, to meet with senior government officials, political party leaders, and members of civil society and the think tank community to discuss a broad range of ...
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American Troops Meet Residents of Toruń

On Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 10:30 AM, American Army troops from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment met with residents of Toruń at the New Market Square.  Toruń residents were able to talk to American soldiers and see American military equipment up-close, including M777 Howitzers, Humvees and support vehicles.  Polish soldiers from the Artillery and Armored Training ...
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U.S. Ambassador Paul W. Jones Arrived in Poland

24 September 2015 Today, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Poland, Paul Wayne Jones, arrived in Warsaw and took charge of the U.S. diplomatic mission.  Ambassador Jones will present his credentials to the President of Poland Andzrej Duda at the earliest opportunity.  After presenting his credentials, he will begin working with Polish counterparts to strengthen ...
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