The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, thanked the Dominican Republic for voting to extend the arms embargo on Iran at the United Nations Security Council.
Through his Twitter account, Pompeo published an image with the Dominican representative to the body, Ambassador José Singer.
Pompeo appreciated the support as they continue to work to prevent Iran from gaining access to new and powerful weapons.
Grateful to the Dominican Republic for standing with the United States and voting to extend the arms embargo on Iran at the @UN Security Council. We appreciate their support as we work to prevent Iran from gaining access to new and powerful weapons. pic.twitter.com/SfWWSA31PJ
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) August 21, 2020
Last Sunday, Pompeo visited the island to attend the inauguration of the new constitutional president of the Republic, Luis Abinader, 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.