Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting With German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer


Office of the Spokesperson

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in Berlin.  Secretary Pompeo and Defense Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer discussed issues of mutual concern, including Syria, Ukraine, Iran, Russia, and China.  The Secretary and the Defense Minister highlighted the strength of U.S.-Germany cooperation, including through the NATO Alliance, and agreed that burden-sharing was essential to countering threats to Transatlantic security as well as global security.