Secretary Blinken’s Call with President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador

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OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON
FEBRUARY 8, 2024

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with El Salvador’s President-elect Nayib Bukele. The Secretary congratulated President-elect Bukele on his February 4 electoral victory. The Secretary reiterated his commitment to prioritizing good governance, inclusive economic prosperity, fair trial guarantees, and human rights under the United States’ Root Causes Strategy.

Secretary Blinken also reaffirmed shared values and longstanding friendship with the people of El Salvador.