Pompeo thanks Qatar Amir for close partnership, friendship

WASHINGTON, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with Qatar’s Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, during which he thanked him for Qatar’s “continued close partnership and friendship.” State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement that Pompeo and Sheikh Tamim discussed “heightened tensions in the region and the importance of a united Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in standing against the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activity.” They also discussed “other critical regional issues, including Sudan, Libya, and Afghanistan”.

Source: Kuwait News Agency