The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, said that his visit this Sunday to the Dominican Republic was unforgettable and that with it, the alliance of both countries was reinforced to promote the prosperity of the region and achieve shared goals.
My visit to Santo Domingo was one to remember. U.S.-Dominican cooperation is paramount to the security and prosperity of the Caribbean and hemisphere. We stand firmly with the Dominican Republic as an ally to meet our shared goals in the region. #Caribbean2020 pic.twitter.com/UUULEeTDqN
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) August 17, 2020
Mike Pompeo arrived in the country on a state plane on Sunday morning to attend the inauguration of the new constitutional president of the Republic, who began his four-year presidential term along with Vice President Raquel Peña.
Abinader has publicly shown the intention to consolidate foreign relations with the United States, the island’s major economic allied, and where more than 2.2 million Dominicans reside.