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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Call with High Representatives of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini

Vice President Mike Pence spoke via telephone today with High Representative of the European Union Federica Mogherini to discuss the Western Balkans and North Korea. The Vice President thanked Mogherini for her leadership on the Western Balkans and expressed the United States’ desire to work with the EU to advance the Euro-Atlantic aspirations of the countries in the region. The Vice President welcomed the EU's support on North Korea and expressed the U.S. desire to coordinate next steps with allies and partners. The leaders highlighted the enduring strength of the U.S.-EU relationship and looked forward to future cooperation on these and other shared challenges.