Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
September 2, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with European Commission President-Elect Ursula van der Leyen today in Brussels and congratulated her on her election. They re-affirmed that a strong U.S.-EU partnership is critical to prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic and around the world. The two expressed a shared commitment to working together on a broad range of global issues.