U.S. Department Of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
June 28, 2018
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque today and congratulated him for his victory. Secretary Pompeo and President-elect Duque reaffirmed the enduring partnership between the United States and Colombia based on our shared democratic values. They discussed the need for continued action to reduce coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia. Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed U.S. support for a just and lasting peace in Colombia, and they reviewed the Hemisphere’s support for the Venezuelan people and the restoration of their democracy.