Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei

JANUARY 6, 2020

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo called Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei today to discuss dates for rescheduling his trip to Minsk.  The two also discussed the situation in Iraq.  The Secretary appreciated Belarus’s support in condemning the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.  Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed the strong U.S. commitment to Belarus’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and underscored our strengthened bilateral relationship.