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 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 - 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 - On November 3, 1997, by Executive Order 13067, the President declared a national emergency with respect to Sudan pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) and took related steps to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States posed by the actions and policies of the Government of Sudan. 

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.

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump announced the United States participation in the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and the East Asia Summit in Bangkok, the Kingdom of Thailand, from November 3 to 4, 2019.