Travel to Greece, Italy, the Holy See, and Croatia, September 27 – October 2, 2020
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo travels to Greece, Italy, the Holy See, and Croatia September 27 to October 2.
In Greece, Secretary Pompeo met with Prime Minister Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Dendias to renew our shared commitment to advance security, peace, and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean and celebrate the strongest U.S.-Greek relationship in decades. In Thessaloniki, the Secretary signed a bilateral science and technology agreement, and hosted energy sector business leaders for a discussion to highlight energy diversification and infrastructure projects in Greece. In Crete, the Secretary visited Naval Support Activity Souda Bay to underscore the strong U.S. security partnership with NATO Ally Greece.
In Rome, the Secretary met with Prime Minister Conte and Foreign Minister Di Maio to discuss the U.S.-Italy bilateral relationship, COVID-19 responses, and our efforts to confront shared security threats and promote regional stability. The Secretary delivered remarks at the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Symposium on Advancing and Defending Religious Freedom through Diplomacy on September 30. In Vatican City, Secretary Pompeo met with Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States Archbishop Gallagher.
On October 2, Secretary Pompeo traveled to Croatia to meet with Prime Minister Plenković, Foreign Minister Grlić Radman, and Defense Minister Banožić. The leaders discussed opportunities for closer cooperation between the United States and Croatia in key areas of mutual concern, including defense cooperation, the growing U.S.-Croatia investment relationship, and Croatia’s strong efforts to advance Western Balkan integration.
- October 2, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Briefing with the Traveling Press
- October 2, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic at a Press Availability
- October 2, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo with Hrvoje Kresic of N1 TV
- October 2, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to Traveling Press
- October 1, 2020 Secretary Pompeo Travels to Croatia to Promote Security Alliance and Economic Ties
- October 1, 2020 Senior State Department Officials Briefing to Traveling Press
- October 1, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Amy Kellogg of FOX News
- October 1, 2020 U.S. Commends Italy for Repatriating Its Citizens from Syria
- October 1, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the Mining, Agriculture, and Construction Protocol Signing Ceremony
- September 30, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio at a Press Availability
- September 30, 2020 Moral Witness and Religious Freedom
- September 30, 2020 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Italian Prime Minister Conte
- September 30, 2020 The United States and Italy: Longstanding Partners, Friends
- September 29, 2020 Senior State Department Officials Briefing to Traveling Press
- September 29, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Christina Kratsi of ALPHA TV
- September 29, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Joint Press Statements After Their Meeting
- September 28, 2020 U.S.-Greece Science and Technology Agreement
- September 28, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Sofia Papadopoulou of Athens News Agency
- September 28, 2020 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Greek Foreign Minister Dendias
- September 28, 2020 Joint Statement Regarding the High-Level Review of the U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue
- September 27, 2020 Secretary Pompeo Travels to Greece to Advance Security, Peace, and Prosperity
- October 1, 2020 Public Schedule – October 2, 2020
- September 30, 2020 Public Schedule – October 1, 2020
- September 29, 2020 Public Schedule – September 30, 2020
- September 28, 2020 Public Schedule – September 29, 2020
- September 27, 2020 Public Schedule – September 28, 2020
- September 27, 2020 Public Schedule – September 27, 2020