Fri. Jul 12th, 2024
Secretary Blinken’s Call with President-elect Mulino of Panama

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Panamanian President-elect José Raúl Mulino by phone today.  Secretary Blinken and the President-elect discussed the importance of working together to safely and humanely manage migration.  Secretary Blinken underscored strong U.S. support for Panama’s efforts to tackle corruption and organized crime and expressed the U.S. commitment to ensuring the continued success of the Panama Canal, including support for efforts to enhance the Canal’s resilience to climate change.  The Secretary and the President-elect affirmed that bilateral cooperation is essential to ensure economic development and the region’s future prosperity.

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