This Week At State • A review of the week's events at the State Department • December 11, 2020

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Published on 12 Dec 2020, 2:32
#ThisWeekAtState, Secretary Pompeo traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, where he to delivered remarks on China at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The Department also held a virtual event on "Trafficking of Women and Girls in China via Forced and Fraudulent Marriage." For the latest, visit and subscribe to our newsletter at

Under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, the U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity. On behalf of the American people we promote and demonstrate democratic values and advance a free, peaceful, and prosperous world.

United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development.

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