Washington, DC - On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate all citizens of Mauritius on the 51st anniversary of your country’s independence on March 12.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "The United States will withdraw all remaining U.S. personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela this week.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met Monday with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, DC.

Washington, DC - The State Department has made several updates to the Cuba Restricted List, including adding five sub-entities owned by the Cuban military and one explanatory footnote. The Department also simplified some entries by removing references to parent companies. The changes took effect Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Washington, DC - Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale. Secretary Pompeo affirmed that the United States stands with the people and government of India in the fight against terrorism. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Secretary Gokhale discussed the importance of bringing those responsible for the attack to justice and the urgency of Pakistan taking meaningful action against terrorist groups operating on its soil.

Washington, DC -  Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce will travel March 9-17 to Hungary, Serbia, and Turkey to promote and strengthen the State Department’s cultural and educational diplomacy efforts in Europe.