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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed support for Ukraine and countering Russian aggression.

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"Secretary of State Pompeo met with Germany's Chancellor Merkel yesterday to discuss supporting Ukraine and countering Russian aggression. The two also discussed the Iranian regime's escalating threats in the region against American interests and the need to counter Iran's regional aggression," State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus wrote on Twitter on June 1.

The leaders also discussed the situation in Iran and Afghanistan.

As was earlier reported, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas discussed the interaction between their countries in connection with Russian armed aggression, including in Ukraine.