U.S. Chiefs of Mission to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama Called Back for Consultations

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 7, 2018

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.