USA Visit by Federal Chancellor Kurz - Focus on Economic Relations

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: February 19, 2019; 12:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz travels to the USA on an official working visit. During the trip, Kurz will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Advisor John Bolton, Ivanka Trump, and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. The one-on-one meeting with Donald Trump in Washington will last only about 15 minutes.

Austrian Federal Chancellor in the White House - Focus on prevention of a trade war, fight against climate change and disarmament / Picture: © American and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

The three-day trip will focus primarily on economic relations between the USA and Austria.

"The main mission of the trip to Washington is to promote economic exchange with the USA and strengthen good bilateral relations. We also want to support the EU in averting a trade war between the USA and Europe. Apart from that, there are other issues where we have different views, such…