Date: 02/19/2019 Description: U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participates in a joint conference with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz in Warsaw, Poland on February 12, 2019. - State Dept Image

From February 11-15, Secretary Pompeo traveled to Budapest, Bratislava, Warsaw, Brussels, and Reykjavik. In Warsaw, the U.S. co-hosted, with Poland, the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. Trip Page» View Photos»

Feb. 14: Following the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, Secretary Pompeo held a joint press availability with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, in Warsaw, Poland. Remarks» Joint Statement» Trip Page»

Feb. 14: Secretary Pompeo delivered opening remarks at the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. More» Trip Page»

Department Press Briefing

February 19, 2019

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Travel of Special Representative Abrams

From February 21-22, Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams will travel to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, and Cucuta, Colombia, to support the delivery of humanitarian aid to some of the most vulnerable people in Venezuela in response to Interim President Guaido’s request. More»


U.S.-Maldives Cooperation

Deputy Spokesperson Palladino: (Feb. 20): "Secretary Pompeo welcomed Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid to Washington today. They discussed their common interest in deepening bilateral ties between the U.S. and Maldives, and their shared commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific region." Full Text» Fact Sheet»



Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Calls With Foreign Leaders

Feb. 19: Deputy Secretary Sullivan spoke with Prime Minister Zaev of North Macedonia and congratulated him on implementation of the historic Prespa Agreement, which will lead to greater stability and prosperity in the Western Balkans. The Deputy Secretary emphasized that the U.S. looks forward to welcoming North Macedonia as the 30th member of NATO. Deputy Secretary Sullivan also spoke with Foreign Minister Katrougalos of Greece to congratulate him on his appointment as Foreign Minister and to commend the Greek Parliament’s ratification of the Prespa Agreement and the NATO Accession Protocol for the Republic of North Macedonia.

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