U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque

WASHINGTONU.S. Department of State today released the following statement:

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque today and congratulated him for his victory. Secretary Pompeo and President-elect Duque reaffirmed the enduring partnership between the United States and Colombia based on our shared democratic values. They discussed the need for continued action to reduce coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia. Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed U.S. support for a just and lasting peace in Colombia, and they reviewed the Hemisphere’s support for the Venezuelan people and the restoration of their democracy.

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