Pompeo Heads to Europe, Africa, Middle East

Posted on February 12, 2020 4:28 pm

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to the Munich Security Conference, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia and Oman, with security, economic ties and shared values likely to be a common thread at all of the stops.

At the Munich Security Conference,  Pompeo and leaders from around the world are likely to discuss the coronavirus, efforts towards ending the violence in Afghanistan, the security situation in Iraq, and the threat posed by Iran.

Secretary Pompeo’s stops following the Security Conference in Munich, Germany.

The visit will be Pompeo’s first as the chief U.S. diplomat to sub-Saharan Africa,