Mumbai: United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will start the journey of Asia, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea from its four countries from June 24 to June 30, to strengthen the partnership with the countries and to further a free and open target. Could be extended. Indo-Pacific Region
The first call of Pompeo is India, which will mark his visit after taking oath for the second term of Narendra Modi.
“In New Delhi, Secretary Pompeo will discuss our ambitious agenda for the US-India strategic partnership with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar,” State Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.
He said, “The recent election victory of Prime Minister Modi gives him an excellent opportunity to implement his vision for a strong and prosperous India, which plays a leading role on the global stage.”
After India, Pompeo will travel to Colombo, where he will express solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka because they are unhappy Easter Sunday united against terrorist attacks.
“He will also discuss promising opportunities for US-Sri Lanka cooperation based on shared commitments to a free and open Indo-Pacific region,” Ortagus said in the statement.
Moving from Colombo he will travel to Osaka to participate in the G20 Leader’s Summit, the first such gathering hosted by Japan.
“On the margins of the summit, with the Secretary Pompeo Prime Minister Abe in a meeting with President Trump, discussions on how to strengthen the trilateral cooperation with the Republic of Korea, along with the final, fully verified communalization of North Korea and our integrated approach. To the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and other shared challenges, “North Korea’s Histories That was the note refers to the name.
After the G-20 summit, Pompeo will go with Trump to South Korea, where later President Moon meets Jae-I. Both leaders will also discuss ways to strengthen the coalition between the two countries.
Ortagus said, “President Trump and President Moon will continue their close coordination on efforts to achieve the final, fully-verified atomization of DPRK.”
(With Agency Inputs)