Assistant to the US President for National Security, Jake Sullivan, held several telephone conversations with officials from France, Germany, Great Britain, and Japan on Thursday. This was reported on Friday by the Reuters news agency, citing a statement from the National Security Council at the White House, distributed following the talks.
According to the agency, Sullivan discussed with his colleague’s issues related to China, Iran, Russia, and North Korea. During the talks, he stressed the desire of the new US administration to “strengthen the transatlantic alliance” and the willingness to work with European allies on various issues, including those related to China, Iran, and the Russian Federation.
As noted by Reuters, Sullivan also announced the intention of the United States to work with Japan on various tasks, including those related to the pandemic, China and North Korea.