Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call With Taliban Deputy Mullah Baradar


Office of the Spokesperson

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met via video conference yesterday with Taliban Deputy and chief negotiator Mullah Baradar to discuss implementation of the U.S.-Taliban Agreement. The Secretary made clear the expectation for the Taliban to live up to their commitments, which include not attacking Americans.