Sat. Jul 13th, 2024
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with International Organization for Migration Director General Pope

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General Amy E. Pope yesterday in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Blinken and IOM Director General Pope discussed the importance of IOM in supporting safe, orderly, regular, and humane migration, including through the Safe Mobility Office (SMO) initiative in the Western Hemisphere.  The Secretary and IOM Director General discussed the Israel-Hamas conflict and IOM’s operations in Gaza.  They recognized the urgent need to scale up assistance for Palestinian civilians and increase the flow of humanitarian assistance into Gaza.  The Secretary thanked IOM for providing lifesaving assistance for vulnerable people worldwide.

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