Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Designations of the UAE and the Kingdom of Bahrain as Major Strategic Partners of the United States

Today, we are announcing the designation of both the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain as “Major Security Partners” of the United States. The designation as a “Major Security Partner” is a status unique to the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain. It recognizes our exceptional security partnership—exemplified by their hosting …

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Secretary Pompeo to Launch U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue

Office of the Spokesperson Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will host Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani on Tuesday, December 1 for the virtual opening of the first U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue.  The dialogue will focus on defense cooperation, regional security and prosperity, economic development and trade, people-to-people exchanges, and shared human rights objectives.  Secretary Pompeo and Foreign …

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Joint Statement of the United States, the Republic of Sudan, and the State of Israel

President Donald J. Trump, Sudanese Chairman of the Sovereignty Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today to discuss Sudan’s historic progress towards democracy and opportunities to advance peace in the region. After decades of living under a brutal dictatorship, the people of Sudan are finally …

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Abraham Accords: Declaration of Peace, Cooperation, and Constructive Diplomatic and Friendly Relations

VIEW THE SIGNED DOCUMENT  HERE . His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed to open an era of friendship and cooperation in pursuit of a Middle East region that is stable, secure and prosperous for the benefit of all States and peoples in the region. In this …

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Remarks by President Trump, Prime Minister Netanyahu, Minister bin Zayed, and Minister Al Zayani at the Abraham Accords Signing Ceremony

South Lawn 12:54 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. Please. Thank you. The First Lady and I are honored to welcome to the White House Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel and Mrs. Netanyahu. Thank you so much. Thank you, Sarah. (Applause.) And Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed — (applause) — United Arab Emirates, …

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President Donald J. Trump is Promoting Peace and Stability in the Middle East

Today, nations across the region and throughout the world are joining together, united in their determination to build a better future. President Donald J. Trump SECURING HISTORIC AGREEMENTS: President Donald J. Trump hosted the official signing ceremony for the historic peace agreements between Israel and Arab nations. Today, President Trump presided over the signing ceremony …

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Joint Statement of the United States, the Kingdom of Bahrain,and the State of Israel

President Donald J. Trump, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel spoke today and agreed to the establishment of full diplomatic relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain.This is a historic breakthrough to further peace in the Middle East. Opening …

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Historic Agreement Between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2020   On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, we usher in a new era of peace. It’s humbling when the course of history changes seemingly overnight. In less than one month, under President Trump’s leadership, we have another historic agreement, this time between Israel and …

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President Donald J. Trump Has Brokered a Historic Deal Between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain

Now that the ice has been broken, I expect more Arab and Muslim countries will follow the United Arab Emirates’ lead. President Donald J. Trump SECURING ANOTHER HISTORIC AGREEMENT: President Donald J. Trump has brokered a deal to establish full diplomatic relations between Bahrain and Israel – the second such agreement between Israel and an …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today in Manama, Bahrain.  The Secretary thanked the King for Bahrain’s continued friendship and strategic partnership with the United States.  They addressed the need to promote regional peace and prosperity, confront the threat …

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Secretary Pompeo Travels to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman August 23-27. He will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss regional security issues related to Iran’s malicious influence, establishing and deepening Israel’s relationships in the region, as well as cooperation in protecting the …

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President Donald J. Trump Has Secured a Historic Deal Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to Advance Peace and Prosperity In the Region

Our vision is one of peace, security, and prosperity—in this region, and in the world. Our goal is a coalition of nations who share the aim of stamping out extremism and providing our children a hopeful future that does honor to God. President Donald J. Trump   SECURING A HISTORIC AGREEMENT: President Donald J. Trump has …

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Joint Statement of the United States, the State of Israel, and the United Arab Emirates

President Donald J. Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates spoke today and agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the …

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Readout of the call between President Trump and the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain

The White House passes along the following: “Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The President and the King discussed the latest developments in the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The President and the King will continue to work together to defeat the virus, …

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U.S. Secretary of State Visits Bahrain

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Bahrain on January 11, 2019, as part of a regional tour in the Middle East. The Secretary met with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Manama. The Secretary thanked the King, the Crown Prince, and the Foreign Minister for Bahrain’s continued …

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President Trump Meets Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa

On November 30, President Donald Trump welcomed Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa to the White House. During his successful trip to Washington D.C., Crown Prince Hamad also met with Vice President Mike Pence and signed an agreement for Bahrain to purchase U.S. F-16 fighter aircraft.  Crown Prince Salman also met U.S. Secretary of …

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President Trump’s Speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2017 An Arabic translation of President Trump’s 5/21 Speech in Riyadh is available here  (PDF 169 KB). I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I …

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Statement by President Trump on Syria

     THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans:  On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians.  Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children.  It was a slow and brutal death for so many.  Even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in …

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Tillerson addresses coalition of 68 nations to defeat ISIS

  By ShareAmerica – Mar 23, 2017   These remarks were made by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the meeting of the  Global Coalition against ISIS , held in Washington on March 22: SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good morning, and thank you all for traveling to Washington, D.C., to participate in this counter-ISIS/Daesh ministerial conference. It is indeed encouraging to see the …

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Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States

  SECRETARY TILLERSON: Hello. Good morning and thank you for joining us. The executive order signed by the President earlier today, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, is a vital measure for strengthening our national security. It is the President’s solemn duty to protect the American people. And with this …

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and …

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Here’s newly sworn-in President Trump’s full speech

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of …

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