Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz

The White House
Office of the Vice President
October 26, 2017

Today, Vice President Mike Pence spoke with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz to congratulate him on his electoral success and the Austrian people on the successful conduct of their October 15 national elections. The Vice President expressed appreciation for Austria’s contributions to global security efforts, and the leaders committed to continue U.S.-Austria cooperation on trade, counterterrorism, and defeating ISIS. The leaders reaffirmed the friendship between the United States and Austria and looked forward to continuing to strengthen the partnership between our nations.