Daily Archives: May 20, 2018

Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?

Today Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray on the margins of the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During their meeting, Deputy Secretary Sullivan and Foreign Secretary Videgaray discussed continued cooperation on managing a shared border and the importance of working together to disrupt transnational criminal organizations.

The Deputy Secretary recognized Mexico’s leadership in coordinating diplomatic efforts on Venezuela in the Lima Group process and at the Organization of American States. The two leaders also discussed the need to continue working together to advance prosperity and improve security in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Deputy Secretary Sullivan thanked the Government of Mexico for our close coordination on shared priorities. The Deputy also emphasized the importance of concluding a NAFTA deal.

Source: U.S. State Department.

Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on the margins of the G20 Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in Buenos Aires. Deputy Secretary Sullivan and Foreign Minister Marsudi reaffirmed the U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership and a shared commitment to combat terrorism.

The Deputy Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed additional regional and global issues, including Indonesia’s helpful efforts to encourage peaceful resolution of conflicts.

Source: U.S. State Department.