Pompeo Heads Home after Meeting Oman’s Sultan

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed home Thursday after a whirlwind Middle East tour; the last stop of which was the Sultanate of Oman.

“Met today with Omani Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al-Said on the importance of building regional peace; stability, and prosperity through a united Gulf Cooperation Council,” Pompeo tweeted; as he left Oman.

“Grateful for our strong security partnership and economic ties.”

Oman’s official news agency ONA reported that “aspects of the existing bilateral cooperation between the Sultanate and the United States were reviewed; within the framework of the strong relations that bind them.”

During his Middle East tour; Pompeo also visited Jerusalem, Sudan, Bahrain and the UAE.