Washington, DC - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations and happiness as you celebrate the 209th anniversary of your constitution on June 6th.

Washington, DC - The United States condemns the Government of Mali’s refusal to allow the opposition political march that was requested for June 2, and the subsequent use of violence and tear gas by security forces to break up the peaceful protest by political opposition leaders in Bamako.

Washington, DC -  The United States condemns the suicide attack on religious leaders and scholars in Kabul who gathered in the name of peace. Prior to the bombing, Afghanistan’s ulema issued a fatwa that rejected any justification for jihad against the Government of Afghanistan, denied the legitimacy of suicide attacks under Islamic law, and called on all parties to halt fighting. Today’s attack targeting civilians and those religious leaders working towards peace in Afghanistan exposes the terrorists’ inhumanity and contradicts the Islamic principles and legitimacy they claim to defend.

Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel June 3-9 to Russia, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic to participate in a series of meetings with U.S. diplomats and foreign government authorities.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations on your Constitution Day on June 5th.

Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary Susan Thornton will travel to Singapore, June 4-7, 2018. In Singapore, she will participate in Senior Officials Meetings for the East Asia Summit and ASEAN Regional Forum, and chair Senior Officials Meetings for the Lower Mekong Initiative and the Friends of the Lower Mekong. She will also engage with her counterparts on a range of political, security, and economic issues.