U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Statement by HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON
September 7, 2018
U.S. Chiefs of Mission to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama Called Back for Consultations
The Department of State has called back the U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Robin Bernstein, the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Jean Manes, and the U.S. Charge d’Affaires in Panama Roxanne Cabral for consultations related to recent decisions to no longer recognize Taiwan. Our three Chiefs of Mission will meet with U.S. Government leaders to discuss ways in which the United States can support strong, independent, democratic institutions and economies throughout Central America and the Caribbean.