Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with French Foreign Minister Le Drian

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris, France, on November 16, 2020.

The below is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with French President Emmanuel Macron today in Paris, France.  Secretary Pompeo and President Macron discussed significant threats to global security, efforts to counter violent extremism, Iran’s destabilizing behavior, and Hizballah’s malign influence in Lebanon.  The Secretary stressed the importance of the Transatlantic alliance and NATO unity and highlighted our strong cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, as well as efforts to counter the Chinese Communist Party.