Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud


The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:


Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud. The Secretary and the Crown Prince discussed the recent attacks by Iran against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. The Secretary and the Crown Prince agreed that this was an unacceptable and unprecedented attack that not only threatened Saudi Arabian national security, but also endangered the lives of all the American citizens living and working in Saudi Arabia, as well as the world’s energy supply in general.  The Secretary and the Crown Prince discussed the need for the international community to come together to counter the continued threat of the Iranian regime and agreed that the Iranian regime must be held accountable for its continued aggressive, reckless, and threatening behavior.