The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?
Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with Irish Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Coveney, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. The two reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the United States’ and Ireland’s already strong bilateral ties across a wide range of issues, including the status of Brexit talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union, and the importance of supporting Middle East peace efforts. Finally, the Deputy Secretary thanked Ireland for its ongoing humanitarian efforts in Syria.
Source: US Department of State