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U.S Secretary of State Pompeo speaks with Nigeria’s foreign minister Onyeama on building health security and regional stability

Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Onyeama agreed on the importance of a robust Africa CDC

Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama, left, speaks next to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Nigeria’s Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama over phone and the two leaders discussed the importance of a robust Africa CDC  and regional stability, according to a State Department statement in Washington.

” Secretary Pompeo welcomed Nigeria’s deployment of 200 ventilators, sent from the United States last month.

Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Onyeama also discussed combatting COVID-19 and building health security as foreign policy priorities, and they agreed on the importance of a robust Africa CDC that considers the diverse needs across the region.

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