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Pompeo says Asia trip next week goes ahead despite Trump virus test

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint media conference with Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic (not pictured) in Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 2, 2020. Darko Bandic/Pool via REUTERS

ZAGREB (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday he will go ahead with a trip to Asia next week after President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus.

Pompeo made the remark to reporters after meeting Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic in Zagreb.

Reporting by Igor Ilic; Writing by Ivana Sekularac; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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