U.S. Ambassador to Italy and Ambassador-Designate to San Marino Lewis Eisenberg

Most Excellent Captains Regent, Mr. Secretary, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is my great pleasure to be here in the UNESCO World Heritage city of San Marino.  Mr. Secretary, thank you for your words of welcome and friendship. The "Most Serene Republic" of San Marino is rightly proud to be regarded as the oldest surviving constitutional ...
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U.S. Ambassador Eisenberg Met San Marino Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Minister, thank you very much for the opportunity to meet. I am very pleased to be in your country, which I understand is the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world.  I am also pleased to know that as many as 10 percent of your country's population is made up of American ...
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Consul General Benjamin V. Wohlauer Attends the Changing of the Captains Regent Ceremony in San Marino and presents Credentials

On September 30, Consul General Benjamin V. Wohlauer traveled to San Marino to meet with Foreign Affairs Minister Nicola Renzi, Finance Minister Simone Celli, and Industry Minister Andrea Zafferani as well as outgoing San Marino's Captains Regent Mimma Zavoli, and Vanessa D'Ambrosio.  Consul General Wohlauer presented his credentials, with his official letter of appointment as ...
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On the Occasion of the Feast of San Marino

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we extend our best wishes to the Sammarinese people on the occasion of the Feast of San Marino. The United States values its partnership with San Marino and will continue to work with the Sammarinese people in promoting democracy, human rights, and economic prosperity ...
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State Department Releases Country Reports on Terrorism 2016

Today the State Department released its annual report, Country Reports on Terrorism 2016, which provides the Department of State’s annual Congressionally-mandated assessment of trends and events in international terrorism that transpired from January 1 to December 31, 2016. The report provides policy-related assessments, country-by-country breakdowns of foreign government counterterrorism cooperation; and contains information on state ...
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State Department Terrorist Designations of Tarek Sakr and Farah Mohamed Shirdon

The Department of State has designated Tarek Sakr and Farah Mohamed Shirdon as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) under Section 1(b) of Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons determined to have committed, or pose a serious risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the ...
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Interview with Secretary of State Tillerson on Situation in Syria

And once the ISIS threat has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria. We’re hopeful that we can prevent a continuation of the civil war and that we can bring the parties to the table to begin the process of political discussions. Clearly, that ...
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Secretary of State Tillerson To Travel to Lucca and Moscow

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Lucca, Italy, April 9-11 to attend the G-7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. The G-7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting provides a venue for the foreign ministers to discuss global political and security issues of mutual concern. Their discussions will set the stage for the G-7 Leaders’ Summit which President ...
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Remarks by President Trump in Joint Address to Congress

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States -- (applause) -- and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation's path towards civil rights and the work that ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Degnan and U.S. Consul General Rupp in San Marino

Chargé d'Affaires Kelly C. Degnan and U.S. Consul General in Florence Abigail M. Rupp called on new cabinet members of the government of the Republic of San Marino. They met with Foreign Minister Nicola Renzi, Finance Minister Simone Celli, and Industry Minister Andrea Zafferani at San Marino's historic Palazzo Begni. The group discussed future forms ...
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National African American History Month, 2017

For generations, African Americans have embodied the shared progress of our Nation. Through toil and struggle and with courageous actions that have broken barriers, they have made America a better place to live and work for everybody. Women like Katherine Johnson, a pioneer in space history whose work helped America win the Space Race, and ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Kelly C. Degnan Visits San Marino

On March 31 and April 1, 2016 DCM Kelly C. Degnan, accompanied by Consul General Abigail M. Rupp, paid her first visit to San Marino to attend the biannual Change of Captains Regent Ceremony and to have bilateral meetings. The U.S. delegation also included Rome Consul General John Tavenner. The meeting with San Marino Minister ...
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Remarks on the Occasion of the signing of the FATCA

I am pleased to be here for the signing of the agreement implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. This is another milestone for a relationship that has endured for many, many decades. I would like to thank in particular Finance Minister Capicchioni and Foreign Minister Valentini for their warm welcome; and thank you to ...
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