Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Spanish Foreign Minister Gonzalez Laya

Office of the Spokesperson
May 20, 2020

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister González Laya discussed efforts to end the COVID-19 outbreak and move progressively and safely toward resuming normal life. The Secretary expressed his deep appreciation for Spain’s cooperation during the crisis, Spanish support for repatriation flights to bring U.S. citizens home, and the enduring friendship between the United States and Spain. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister also continued their previous discussions on the crisis in Venezuela.