Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
July 16, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met on July 16, 2019 in Washington, D.C., with Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui as part of the third U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue. Secretary Pompeo discussed U.S. shared counterterrorism objectives with Tunisia and expressed his support for ongoing efforts to increase bilateral trade and investment. Secretary Pompeo congratulated Foreign Minister Jhinaoui on Tunisia’s election to the UN Security Council and expressed appreciation for the Foreign Minister’s participation in the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.