US Secretary of State Visits Middle East Next Week

Release date: 2019/3/15 20:31 •

{International: Euphrates News} The US State Department announced an upcoming visit to the Middle East Foreign Minister Mike Pompio next week.

“Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo will travel to Israel, Lebanon and Kuwait next week, where his trip will include talks with Greek Cypriot and Greek leaders in Jerusalem on energy security in the Mediterranean,” State Department spokesman Robert Paladino said in a statement.

Paladino said Pompeo will discuss boosting cooperation in the areas of defense, cyber security and commerce in Kuwait, adding that Pompeo will meet in Israel with Cypriot and Greek leaders to discuss the export of natural gas to Europe.