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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

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U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Readout
January 3, 2020

 

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today to French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss President Trump’s recent decision to take defensive action by killing Qassem Soleimani in response to imminent threats to American lives. The Secretary reiterated the shared interests with our European allies in countering the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activities in the region, and he underscored the Trump Administration’s resolve in protecting American interests, personnel, facilities and partners.


This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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