April 7, 2020
Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Secretary Pompeo and President Tokayev emphasized the importance of strong U.S.-Kazakhstan cooperation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. The Secretary praised the longstanding partnership between the Centers for Disease Control Regional Office in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Health in support of Kazakhstan’s public health infrastructure. Secretary Pompeo and President Tokayev reaffirmed their intent to consult closely on bilateral and global affairs, as discussed during the Secretary’s February trip to Kazakhstan.
Good to speak with Kazakhstani President @TokayevKZ and reinforce our strategic relations and cooperation to contain the #COVID19 pandemic through the longstanding partnership between @CDCgov and #Kazakhstan’s Health Ministry.
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) April 7, 2020