Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan To Travel to Mexico

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 16, 2017


Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel on Monday, June 19 to Cancun, Mexico to represent the United States at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States meeting. The Secretary of State will continue his efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East region through in-person meetings and phone conversations with Gulf and regional leaders. Since Gulf countries announced economic and diplomatic measures against Qatar, the Secretary has made more than a dozen phone calls and participated in several in-person meetings. The Secretary will continue these efforts.