U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
February 6, 2019
The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:
Today, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met to discuss global efforts in the fight to defeat ISIS. Secretary Pompeo thanked France for its efforts to hold Iran accountable for its terrorist activity in Europe. They also discussed Venezuela, Libya, and countering Russia’s destabilizing behavior and promoting regional energy security.