Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed Prime Minister Trudeau’s trip to Washington. They emphasized the importance of supporting the Nicaraguan people in their calls for a restoration of democracy. The Secretary and Foreign Minister also discussed the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and expressed concern about Cuba’s destabilizing interference in Venezuela. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister reiterated their continued concern about the ongoing detention in China of Canadian citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.