UK’s Dominc Raab and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hold news conference – watch live
Pompeo-Raab Talks: Hong Kong, Free Trade, Iran-Russia Threat
Talks between the heads of the diplomatic departments of the United States and Great Britain ended in London
The talks between the heads of the diplomatic departments of the United States and Great Britain were successful, during the discussion many important issues were successfully discussed. This was announced on Tuesday at a press conference in London by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
During the talks, Secretary Pompeo and Minister Raab discussed the situation in Hong Kong and settled on the British initiative – London proposed to suspend the extradition treaty with Hong Kong, as well as extend the arms embargo to Hong Kong.
Pompeo and Raab also discussed ongoing discussions on building 5G mobile networks and diversifying the telecoms supply chains needed to build 5G networks..
Dominic Raab said that they also talked about the American-British free trade agreement.
“We look forward to meeting British and American companies soon, given that we are the largest investors in each other. Our annual trade relationship is valued at over $ 300 billion, ”Raab said..
Pompeo thanks the UK for the decision to ban the use of equipment from the Chinese company Huawei in the construction of future 5G networks.
The Secretary of State is scheduled to meet in London with human rights activist Nathan Lo and the last Governor of Hong Kong Sir Chris Patten.
The Secretary of State also discussed with the British Prime Minister and Foreign Minister the expansion of the UN embargo on arms supplies to Iran. Answering a journalist’s question about the Russian threat to Western democracy, Dominic Raab stressed that London has long recognized the significance of the threat posed by Russia, including with respect to cyber technologies..
“We hold Russia accountable when needed. We have demonstrated this in connection with cyberattacks on research and development sites in the US, UK and Canada. We did this together with our partners, and we do not for a second doubt the threat that Russia poses when it comes to cyberattacks, “Raab emphasized..
Russian service &# 171; Voices of America&# 187;
I will follow