Pompeo trip marks U.S. re-engagement with long-overlooked central Europe


Pompeo trip marks U.S. re-engagement with long-overlooked central EuropeOn a tour that includes a conference on the Middle East where Washington hopes to build a coalition against Iran, Pompeo begins on Monday in Budapest, the Hungarian capital that last saw a secretary of state in 2011 when Hillary Clinton visited. On Tuesday he will be in Bratislava, Slovakia, for the first such high-level visit in 20 years. "This is overdue and needed," a senior U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.



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