Office of the Spokesperson
The below is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Dominican President Luis Abinader in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following the celebration of his inauguration. Secretary Pompeo and President Abinader discussed opportunities to strengthen U.S.-Dominican ties and collaboration in the areas of regional security and economic growth. They also discussed efforts towards our shared goal of a peaceful transition to democracy in Venezuela. Secretary Pompeo assured President Abinader that the United States will continue our longstanding friendship and partnership to advance our shared vision for an even more secure, prosperous, and democratic Caribbean region.