May 3: Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives. DipNote»
Special Representative Hook (May 8): "By nearly every measure, the regime is weaker today than when we took office two years ago. Its proxies are underfunded and demoralized. Unless the regime demonstrates a change in behavior, the pressure on Tehran will mount." Secretary's Statement on Anniversary of New Iran Strategy»
Secretary Pompeo (May 3) (Twitter): "We’re positioning the team for success for years to come by strengthening our organizational culture. Every American diplomat must have same ethos of professionalism, integrity, respect, responsibility, and mission in service of our nation." Remarks»
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Spokesperson Ortagus (May 7): "The U.S. congratulates President-elect Stevo Pendarovski on his victory in North Macedonia’s presidential elections. We commend the citizens of North Macedonia who exercised their right to vote." Full Text»