U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres | site |



(August 21, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson stated that Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus provided the following information:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the margins of the high-level event hosted by the Polish Mission to the United Nations on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Challenges to Peace and Security in the Middle East.” The Secretary engaged the Secretary-General on a range of issues, including Iranian malign activity, the Afghan peace process, terrorism in Africa, and the Secretary-General’s Board of Inquiry (BOI) to investigate attacks on both de-conflicted and UN-supported facilities in northwest Syria.