Office of the Spokesperson
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with German Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz in Berlin. Secretary Pompeo and Vice-Chancellor Scholz shared their views on the need to resolve non-tariff barriers to trade, to ensure the security of critical telecommunication infrastructure, and support Ukraine against Russian aggression. The Secretary and the Vice-Chancellor also discussed the need for Allies to invest in their defense so they have the capabilities necessary to counter threats against NATO.