Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced today that it has repatriated to Malaysia approximately $300 million (RM 1.292 billion) in additional funds misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Malaysia’s investment development fund, and laundered through financial institutions in several jurisdictions, including the United States, Switzerland, Singapore and Luxembourg.

Washington, DC - Memorandum on Providing COVID-19 Assistance to the Italian Republic:

Washington, DC - On March 6, 2003, by Executive Order 13288, the President declared a national emergency and blocked the property of certain persons, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the foreign policy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of certain members of the Government of Zimbabwe and other persons to undermine Zimbabwe’s democratic processes or institutions.  These actions and policies had contributed to the deliberate breakdown in the rule of law in Zimbabwe, to politically motivated violence and intimidation in that country, and to political and economic instability in the southern African region.

Jerusalem, Israel - Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum:

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay to attend the Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Luis Lacalle Pou, President-elect of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, on March 1, 2020.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke Saturday with Iraqi President Barham Salih. Secretary Pompeo and President Salih agreed on the need to reduce tensions in the region.