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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Australian Foreign Minister Payne
April 16, 2020

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne today about the continued strong U.S.-Australia and international coordination to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.  The two highlighted the importance of increased vigilance and cooperation to prevent a deterioration of the security and health situation in the region, particularly in Southeast Asia.  Secretary Pompeo thanked Foreign Minister Payne for Australia’s support for repatriating American citizens, not just from Australia but from all around the region.

Read the original readout at state.gov