Readout of Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed

Readout

Washington, DC
June 26, 2018

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in Washington. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Qatar’s strategic partnership and friendship with the United States. The Secretary commended the Foreign Minister for Qatar’s continued efforts on counterterrorism and countering terrorism financing. The Secretary emphasized the President’s desire to see the Gulf dispute eased and eventually resolved, as it only benefits Iran. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister also discussed a range of regional and bilateral topics.