- US to Increase Presence in Central Europe Via New Economic, Security Initiatives - Pompeo
US To Increase Presence In Central Europe Via New Economic, Security Initiatives - Pompeo
The United States will increase its presence in Central Europe through new cultural, economic and security initiatives, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a press conference with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Monday
"I'm announcing new initiatives that will strengthen the US presence in Central Europe," Pompeo said. "We are increasing the support for people-to-people ties, events and exchanges. ... We are also increasing support to help Hungary in its fight against corruption, strengthening law enforcement cooperation and providing mentorships training an exchanges ... in all four Visegrad countries."