Pompeo Discusses Regional Stability, Unity with Bahrain Crown Prince

Pompeo meets Bahrain's Foreign Minister Dr. Abdul Latif al-Zayani in Manama. (Twitter)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed regional stability and Gulf unity; with Crown Prince of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Wednesday before departing for the United Arab Emirates.

“We discussed the importance of building regional peace and stability; including the importance of Gulf unity and countering Iran’s malign influence in the region,” Pompeo said in a tweet.

“I also thanked him for our continued friendship and strategic partnership. We remain committed to building peace and security to advance greater unity among Gulf countries, and counter the threat from Iran,” he added.