By Ayhan Simsek </p> <p>BERLIN (AA) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has canceled at the last minute an official trip to Germany on Tuesday, officials have said. </p> <p>Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office has confirmed that a planned meeting between Merkel and Pompeo on Tuesday was canceled, but officials did not give any reason for the decision. </p> <p>Local media quoted U.S. officials saying that the visit had to be rescheduled due to some pressing issues, but they did not elaborate further. </p> <p>The U.S. secretary of state was scheduled to pay his first official visit to Germany on Tuesday.
Pompeo was expected to meet separately with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.