Washington, DC - The United States supports the Iranian people in their peaceful protests against the regime that is supposed to lead them.  We condemn the lethal force and severe communications restrictions used against demonstrators.  

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "We commend the professional work of the Organization of American States (OAS) technical mission which found numerous troubling irregularities with Bolivia’s October 20 elections. We fully support the OAS and Bolivian calls for new elections and a new Electoral Tribunal that can ensure free and fair elections that reflect the will of the Bolivian people. In order to restore credibility to the electoral process, all government officials and officials of any political organizations implicated in the flawed October 20 elections should step aside from the electoral process.

Washington, DC - The 4th Republic of Korea (ROK) – United States Senior Economic Dialogue (SED) was held in Seoul on November 6, with Vice Foreign Minister Lee Taeho and Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach leading their respective delegations. The 4th SED provided an opportunity to take stock of progress and explore avenues to further cooperation between the ROK and the United States, particularly in line with the New Southern Policy (NSP) of the ROK and the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS) of the United States.

Washington, DC - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State: "On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Panama as you celebrate 116 years of independence on November 3.

Washington, DC - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State: "On November 5, the United States identified five members of the former Maduro regime and took action against them under the authority of Executive Order (E.O.) 13884.  These individuals include members of the Venezuelan military, Bolivarian National Guard, intelligence service, and the illegitimate Constituent National Assembly and are associated with corruption, human rights abuses, acts of intimidation, and violence.

Washington, DC - On November 2, Assistant Secretary Stilwell met with Republic of Korea Deputy Foreign Minister Yoon Soon-gu on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit. They pledged to maintain close coordination to ensure the final, fully verified denuclearization of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and reaffirmed the importance of U.S.-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation.