The United states of America Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will be doing a lot of traveling in the month of September. The trip will highlight the United States’ commitment to defend democracy, combat COVID-19 while revitalizing our economies in the pandemic’s wake, and strengthen security against regional threats.
Pompeo will make stops Paramaribo, Suriname; where he celebrates the triumph of democracy by meeting with recently elected Surinamese President Chan Santokhi and his cabinet to discuss increased bilateral cooperation and opportunities for partnerships in energy and security.
When Secretary Pompeo visits Guyana, he will congratulate newly elected president Irfaan Ali and his cabinet, and meet with CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque. He will reinforce the promise of a values-based U.S. partnership highlighting opportunities for more responsible and transparent private sector investment to increase prosperity for the people of Guyana, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Secretary Pompeo will also travel to Boa Vista, Brazil and Bogota Colombian to discuss a number of matters like Venezuelan migrants fleeing the manmade disaster in Venezuela and tackling the threats to regional security from narcotraffickers, terror groups, and Maduro’s illegitimate regime.
before returning return to the United States to discuss Department of State priorities at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.