Secretary Pompeo’s Call With UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt yesterday to discuss key global priorities, including resolving the conflicts in Libya and Yemen and ensuring the security of critical infrastructure, including 5G. On Libya, the Secretary and Foreign Secretary reaffirmed their commitment to continue diplomatic efforts to achieve a freeze on the ground and a return to the political process. On Yemen, the two sides reiterated their support for UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and agreed that all parties must make good on the commitments they made in Sweden to allow the political process to move forward. The two reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the U.S.‑U.K. Special Relationship and cooperation in the face of major global challenges.