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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to the media on the sidelines of the Arctic Council ministers’ working dinner at the Arktikum museum in Rovaniemi, Finland, Monday, May 6, 2019.
The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canceled.
Pompeo was due to meet Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Tuesday.
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The State Department said the meetings have had to be rescheduled due to "pressing issues" but offered no further comment on why.
Neither Merkel's nor Mass's office had any immediate comment.