Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting With Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi

Office of the Spokesperson

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi in Silicon Valley, California.  Secretary Pompeo and Minister Motegi reaffirmed the continuing strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance in light of the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed continued cooperation on trade, and coordination on an array of security concerns in the Indo-Pacific region, including the DPRK.  They also discussed the importance of U.S.-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation and expressed commitment to continue close work on global security issues.