U.S Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
December 4, 2018
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
Secretary Pompeo met with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel today in Brussels. They discussed ways the U.S. and Belgium can cooperate on matters of global security as Belgium prepares to join the UN Security Council next month. Secretary Pompeo welcomed Belgium’s recent decision to purchase 34 F-35 aircraft, guaranteeing our 40-year air relationship will continue for another generation and that Belgium will continue to be a premier air contributor within NATO.