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Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE for Iran crisis talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran’s downing an American drone.

“We’ll be talking with them about how to make sure that we are all strategically aligned and how we can build out a global coalition” on Iran, he says.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a media availability at the US State Department, June 13, 2019, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Pompeo says he will visit the two countries on his way to India, where he begins a visit on Tuesday.

— AFP

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