Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Chinese Politburo Member Yang Jiechi

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Yang Jiechi, Director of the Office of Foreign Affairs of the Communist Party of China.  The Secretary stressed the need for full transparency and information sharing to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent future outbreaks.  He also noted the aid the American people delivered to the people of China in January – and continue to offer – and the high importance we attach to China’s facilitation of medical supply exports to meet critical demand in the United States.  The two sides confirmed their commitment to defeat the COVID-19 outbreak and restore global health and prosperity.






发言人摩根·奥特葛斯(Morgan Ortagus):

国务卿迈克尔·蓬佩奥(Michael R. Pompeo)今天与中国共产党外事办公室主任杨洁篪通话。国务卿强调了为抗击COVID-19冠状病毒疾病流行并预防今后的疫情而做到完全透明以及信息分享的必要性。他还指出了美国人民于1月份已向中国人民提供——而且继续提供——的援助,以及我们对中国协助医疗物资出口以满足美国的关键性需求予以高度重视。双方重申了他们对于战胜COVID-19疫情并恢复全球的健康与繁荣的承诺。