Secretary Blinken's Meeting with French Foreign Minister Le Drian
Office of the Spokesperson
May 4, 2021
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian in London on the margins of the G7 Ministerial. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Le Drian discussed long-term security and the need for a democratic transition in Chad following the passing of President DĂ©by. The Secretary and Foreign Minister also affirmed unwavering U.S. and French support for Ukraine's sovereignty and agreed to monitor closely Russia's aggression against Ukraine. Both leaders committed to supporting a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Cameroon and expressed concern over the lack of movement on reforms critical to Lebanese stability.
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