U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Trump is creating a ‘new liberal world order’, reports Reuters.????In a foreign policy speech that Pompeo delivered to diplomats in Brussels, Belgium he reaffirmed the Trump administration’s commitment to multinational institutions despite the president’s criticisms of NATO and other diplomatic bodies.
????(Pompeo SOT 1)????“President Trump is not undermining these institutions nor is he abandoning American leadership.
Quite the opposite.
In the finest traditions of our great democracy, we are rallying the noble nations of the world to build a new liberal order that prevents war and achieves a greater prosperity for all.”????Pompeo also addressed criticisms of the Trump administration’s “America First” policies.????(Pompeo SOT 2)????“Even our European friends sometimes say we are not acting in the world’s interest.
This is just plain wrong.
Our mission is to reassert our sovereignty, reform the liberal international order and we want our friends to help us and to exert their sovereignty as well.”????Radio Free Europe reports that Pompeo called China, Russia and Iran “bad actors” that have exploited loopholes in global institutions for their own gain.
The Secretary of State also singled out China and Iran, blaming them for the instability in the world.