U.S Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
January 19, 2020
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates in Berlin. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed the ongoing conflict in Libya. Secretary Pompeo emphasized the need for a lasting ceasefire, a return to a UN-facilitated political process, and the end of all foreign intervention in Libya. The Secretary and Foreign Minister also discussed the continuing threat of the Islamic Republic of Iran to all nations in the region.