Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the people of the French Republic as you celebrate your National Day.

Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns this week’s attacks on political candidates and their supporters in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan. These attacks are cowardly attempts to deprive the Pakistani people of their democratic rights.

Washington, DC - Andrea L. Thompson, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs, will travel to the United Kingdom from July 15-18, 2018.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the people of Democratic Republic of Sao Tome & Principe on the 43rd anniversary of your independence on July 12th.

Brussels, Belgium - The eighth EU-U.S. Energy Council met today in Brussels. This was the first meeting of the Energy Council during the Administration of President Donald J. Trump and allowed for a substantial exchange of views, in an open and constructive atmosphere, on the opportunities for transatlantic energy cooperation.

Washington, DC - Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, will travel to Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and Belgium July 10-20.