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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez

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The Vice President met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at the inaugural Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, FL. On behalf of President Trump, the Vice President commended President Hernandez for his leadership in addressing security and governance challenges, and offered the strong partnership of the United States to maintain this commitment. While acknowledging that much remains to be done, the Vice President recognized Honduras for its progress in combating corruption and enhancing border security. The leaders discussed opportunities for economic and business development, as well as strategies for enhancing competitiveness. They also shared concerns regarding the on-going crisis in Venezuela, and expressed particular concern for the Venezuelan people who suffer most. The Vice President and President Hernandez together reiterated their shared commitment to strengthening the bilateral relationship and advancing mutual interests.