Visit of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Austria

During his visit last week to Vienna, Austria, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Minister of Finance Gernot Blümel, and Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg to discuss various topics, including trade and investment ties with Austria, the fight against COVID 19, economic recovery after the pandemic, ...
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Friendship Masks for Lower Austria

During their meeting in the province’s capital St. Pölten last week, Ambassador Traina discussed with Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner the economic relations between the United States and Lower Austria and thanked her for the invitation to attend the musical festival at Grafenegg. The Ambassador’s gift of 25,000 friendship masks will be used in the health sector.
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Friendship Masks for Styria

Ambassador Traina visited Styria last week. During his meeting with Governor Hermann Schützenhöfer, both emphasized the importance of trade relations between the United States and Styria. (And they enjoyed a glass of excellent Styrian wine.) The Ambassador also presented the Governor with 25,000 friendship masks.
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Friendship Masks for Salzburg

Two days ago, Ambassador Traina delivered the second contingent of friendship masks allocated to Austria’s provinces to Salzburg Governor Wilfried Haslauer. 26,000 of the 500,000 face masks donated by the United States to Austria will be distributed to retirement homes, facilities for disabled people, schools, and kindergartens across Salzburg province. Cesár Sampson, who represented Austria ...
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Friendship Masks for Upper Austria

Ambassador Trevor Traina met Governor Thomas Stelzer in Upper Austria’s capital Linz this week and presented him with 25,000 face masks for his province. These “friendship masks” will be distributed to the communities and provided to kindergartens and schools, for example. At the joint press conference, both the Ambassador and the Governor emphasized the excellent ...
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Donation of American Friendship Masks

On Monday, May 18, American Ambassador Trevor Traina met with Heinrich Himmer, director of the Vienna School Board, to discuss the American Embassy’s donation of half a million high-quality cloth “Friendship” face masks to Austria, including to Austrian elementary and secondary schools. He then visited Enkplatz Middle School where he presented Principle Martina Vogel with ...
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