Summary

  • Secretary Pompeo traveled to Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom from May 30 to June 5.
  • In Berlin, Secretary Pompeo met with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Maas. The Secretary welcomed this opportunity to meet soon after his previously postponed visit to Germany.
  • The Secretary then traveled to Switzerland, where he met with Foreign Minister Cassis. He also met with Swiss business leaders and with World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus.
  • Next, the Secretary traveled to The Netherlands, where he participated in the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague. He also met with senior Dutch officials, including Foreign Minister Blok.
  • Finally, the Secretary joined President Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom.

U.S. Department of State

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