PRESS RELEASE 066
Meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation and Mike Pompeo, the State Secretary of the United States
01/04/2019

​The Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, Josep Borrell, held a meeting with the State Secretary of the United States, Mike Pompeo.

Both ministers analysed the situation in Venezuela after the recent meeting of the International Contact Group in Quito and the ways to solve the current crisis. Minister Borrell called for free, transparent and trustworthy elections to be held as soon as possible.

The meeting was also the occasion to confirm the soundness and good progress of bilateral relations, and to exchange points of view on several global issues such as Brexit, China, Russia or Cuba, as well as on the forthcoming NATO ministerial meeting, which will be held in Washington and will be attended by them. 

Minister Josep Borrell also expressed to State Secretary Pompeo his impressions on the political situation in Spain and Europe before the next electoral process.

 

 

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