Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
September 3, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today in Brussels with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel. The Secretary congratulated Prime Minister Michel on his selection as the next President of the European Council and affirmed the Transatlantic relationship’s critical role in advancing our shared priorities and values on the international stage. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Michel also discussed ways to promote cooperation on security and defense, countering malicious state actors, and counterterrorism.