Office of the Spokesperson
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. Secretary Blinken expressed his deep sadness and extended his condolences to Foreign Minister Bourita and the people of Morocco over the loss of life and destruction caused by Friday’s earthquake. The Secretary and Foreign Minister Bourita discussed how the United States can best support the Government of Morocco’s leadership of the humanitarian response to this tragedy. The Secretary and Foreign Minister pledged to stay in close contact as response efforts continue.