Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo today in Washington, D.C. The two leaders discussed the ongoing political and man-made humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. The Secretary expressed gratitude for Colombia’s continued leadership and extraordinary generosity in hosting displaced Venezuelans. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister also discussed recent progress on combatting narcotics and the need to do more to meet the shared goal of reducing coca cultivation and cocaine production by half by the end of 2023.