Proclamation on National Ocean Month, 2019

Washington, DC - The ocean supports millions of American jobs across numerous industries, including commercial fishing, recreation and tourism, international trade, shipping, ports, energy, and other maritime commerce.  During National Ocean Month, we recognize the importance of the ocean to the economy, national security, and environment of the United States, and we renew our commitment to safeguarding its vital resources.

Proclamation on African American Music Appreciation Month, 2019

Washington, DC - Throughout American history, African American music has reflected our Nation’s challenges and triumphs and has always enriched our Nation’s culture.  During African American Music Appreciation Month, we pay tribute to the talented and inspiring African American artists who have given sound and voice to the full range of human emotions through the blues, jazz, gospel, rock and roll, rap, hip hop, and other genres.

J Deluca Fish Company Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products

Washington, DC - J Deluca Fish Company Inc., doing business as Nautilus Seafood, a Wilmington, California firm and the importer of record, is recalling approximately 69,590 pounds of Siluriformes fish products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Additionally, the products were produced at a Vietnamese establishment that was not eligible to export Siluriformes fish to the United States.

Secretary of State Pompeo’s Call With Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi

Washington, DC - Secretary Michael R. Pompeo called Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi today to congratulate the government and people of Indonesia on the election of Joko Widodo and Ma’ruf Amin as their President and Vice President-elect respectively. 

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper Travels to Singapore, India, and Sri Lanka

Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper travels to Singapore, India, and Sri Lanka May 29-June 7, 2019.

President Trump and Prime Minister Abe in Meeting with Japanese Families of Those Abducted by North Korea

Tokyo, Japan - President Trump and Prime Minister Abe in Meeting with Japanese Families of Those Abducted by North Korea: