U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo visit the Philippines
February 28 – March 1, 2019
U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo reaffirmed the strong ties and enduring alliance between the United States and the Philippines during his first visit to the Philippines as Secretary of State.
Secretary Pompeo met with President Rodrigo Duterte on February 28 to discuss the importance of the bilateral relationship and opportunities for greater cooperation on regional security and counterterrorism.
On March 1, Secretary Pompeo met with Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin, Jr., joined by U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim and Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez. They discussed the friendship, partnership, and alliance between the United States and the Philippines as well as greater cooperation to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
Ages Aviation Center, Inc. was honored to be of service to Sec. State aboard his C-32, a military passenger transportation version of the Boeing 757 -200. During the visit, the Ages lounge hosted distinguished guests from the US Embassy Manila, Philippine Armed Forces and other members of the Philippine Government.