Travel to Pyongyang, Tokyo, Hanoi, Kabul, Abu Dhabi, and Brussels, July 5-12, 2018

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Secretary Pompeo traveled to Pyongyang, Tokyo, Hanoi, Kabul, Abu Dhabi, and Brussels July 5-12.

Secretary Pompeo traveled to Pyongyang, July 5-7, to continue consultations and implement the forward progress made by President Trump and Chairman Kim in Singapore. 

In Tokyo, July 7-8, the Secretary met with Japanese and South Korean leaders to discuss our shared commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK, as well as other bilateral and regional issues.

In Hanoi, July 8-9, Secretary Pompeo held meetings with senior Vietnamese officials to discuss our shared commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK and other bilateral and regional issues. 

On July 9, the Secretary traveled to Afghanistan to meet with Afghan officials.

The Secretary then traveled to Abu Dhabi from July 9-10, where he met with UAE leaders to discuss ways to further strengthen the U.S.-UAE partnership and advance our common security and economic priorities.

The Secretary concluded his trip in Brussels, July 10-12, accompanying the President to the NATO Summit, where Allies discussed increased defense spending and burden sharing, enhanced deterrence and defense, and NATO’s strengthened efforts to fight terrorism.  The Secretary also participated in the U.S.-EU Energy Council and co-hosted a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS with NATO while in Brussels.
 

belgium

07/12/18 Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS at NATO HQ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/12/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/12/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/12/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/12/18 The European Union and the United States of America Hold Their Eighth Energy Council Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

united arab emirates

07/10/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/10/18 Interview With Mina Al-Oraibi of The National;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Fairmont Hotel; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
07/10/18 Interview With Mohannad Al Khatib of Sky News Arabia;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Fairmont Hotel; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

afghanistan

07/10/18 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo's Meeting With U.S. Forces-Afghanistan and Resolute Support Mission Troops; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/09/18 Press Availability With Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Kabul, Afghanistan

vietnam

07/09/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Vietnamese Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at a Business Community Reception;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Sofitel Metropole Hotel; Hanoi, Vietnam
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Vietnamese General Secretary of the Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Hanoi, Vietnam

japan

07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Tokyo, Japan
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Tokyo, Japan

north korea

07/07/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

SECRETARY'S SCHEDULE

07/12/18  Public Schedule: July 12, 2018
07/11/18  Public Schedule: July 11, 2018
07/10/18  Public Schedule: July 10, 2018
07/09/18  Public Schedule: July 9, 2018
07/08/18  Public Schedule: July 8, 2018
07/07/18  Public Schedule: July 7, 2018
07/06/18  Public Schedule: July 6, 2018
07/05/18  Public Schedule: July 5, 2018