US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in UK to discuss China, 5G and Brexit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo steps from his plane upon arrival in London, on July 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (REUTERS) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the United Kingdom on Monday (July 20) to discuss China, 5G and a Brexit free trade deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Pompeo, who did not speak to reporters on the plane, was due to be greeted by US Ambassador Woody Johnson shortly after landing.

"While in London, Secretary Pompeo will meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to discuss global priorities, including the Covid-19 economic recovery plans, issues related to the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Hong Kong, and the US-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations," the State Department said ahead of his visit.

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