The United States and Jamaica have long been friends, partners, and allies, with enduring cultural and economic ties and a commitment to democratic and free market traditions.
MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. We would like to welcome to the president’s house in Costa Rica His Excellency the Secretary of State of the United States of America Mr. Pompeo and his delegation. We will also extend our greetings to the president, Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, the ministers, ambassadors, the media in both countries. Welcome to Costa Rica.
“The relationship between the United States and Costa Rica is grounded in our mutual commitment to democracy, security, and prosperity. Costa Rica continues to be a regional model of democracy and respect for human rights, as well as a leader in the fight against transnational crime and drug trafficking.”
–U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, September 14, 2019
SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, President Duque. Good to see you again. Good morning, everyone. In the United States, today it’s Martin Luther King Day. Happy recognition of this great American leader.
SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. Buenos dias, everyone. Thanks for the Colombians’ gracious hosting of this event. I was very encouraged how we grew our regional focus on terrorism when we had our meeting in July. The tough stand that we took, we united. It was proof that we intend to build out a hemisphere of freedom together.
The United States values our friendship with Colombia – a relationship rooted in a shared set of values, a commitment to democracy, the rule of law, and fundamental human rights.”
SECRETARY POMPEO: President Guaido, thank you for being here today. And thank you for joining a huge group of countries today who’s working on fighting terrorism all around the world, including in Venezuela.
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Bolivian Foreign Minister Karen Longaric today in Bogota. Secretary Pompeo congratulated Foreign Minister Longaric on the new elections scheduled for May 3 and commended the transitional government’s collaboration with Bolivia’s National Assembly to establish a new Electoral Tribunal.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Berlin to discuss Libya, Syria, and a range of bilateral issues.
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.