Pompeo and Mogherini discuss Syria, Ukraine and DPRK
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met yesterday with EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini on the sidelines of the NATO Summit, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a press release.
The sides discussed the range of shared challenges facing the United States and Europe," the statement says.
Pompeo and Mogherini agreed on the growing dangers posed by Iranian malign influence across the Middle East. The sides discussed the security and humanitarian situation in Syria, the importance of continued reform in Ukraine, and the common approach to ensuring a path to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK
In addition, the two leaders also discussed shared U.S. and EU concerns about the Nord Stream II Pipeline and the need to ensure the diversification of European energy supplies.