Secretary Blinken’s Call with French Foreign Minister Le Drian, German Foreign Minister Maas, and UK Foreign Secretary Raab

02/05/2021 06:29 PM EST

Office of the Spokesperson

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with his counterparts from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom today in a video teleconference to discuss COVID, Iran, Burma, Russia, China, climate change, and other pressing issues.  They affirmed the centrality of the Transatlantic relationship in dealing with security, climate, economic, health, and other challenges the world faces.  The Secretary underscored the U.S. commitment to coordinated action to overcome global challenges.