Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with French Ambassador Etienne

10/01/2021 03:25 PM EDT


Office of the Spokesperson

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with French Ambassador to the United States Philippe Etienne in Washington, D.C. today.  Secretary Blinken and Ambassador Etienne noted the productive phone call between President Biden and French President Macron on September 22 and discussed the way forward in the U.S.-French bilateral relationship. They previewed the Secretary’s upcoming travel to Paris for the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting and discussed ways to enhance U.S. and French cooperation globally.