The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Maldivian Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer today. The Secretary reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to strengthening cooperation with Maldives, a key partner in a free, open, secure, and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister also discussed the importance of defense cooperation, economic growth, combating the climate crisis, and democratic governance.
Official news published at https://www.state.gov/secretary-blinkens-call-with-maldivian-foreign-minister-zameer/