Secretary Blinken’s Call with New Zealand Foreign Minister Mahuta
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke by phone today with New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta to discuss the United States and New Zealand’s shared priorities in the Indo-Pacific. The Secretary highlighted U.S. and New Zealand’s joint efforts to respond to the collective challenges of the Indo-Pacific. He also briefed Foreign Minister Mahuta on the current situation on Ukraine’s borders, and the two discussed their shared commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.