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Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia for Iran crisis talks

PTI
Published : Jun 24, 2019, 1:33 pm IST
Updated : Jun 24, 2019, 1:33 pm IST

US is holding talks with its close ally amid mounting tensions with Iran.

Pompeo is expected to meet in the Red Sea city of Jeddah with King Salman and the powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. (Photo: File)
 Pompeo is expected to meet in the Red Sea city of Jeddah with King Salman and the powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. (Photo: File)

Jeddah: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia for talks with the close ally amid mounting tensions with Iran.

Pompeo is expected to meet in the Red Sea city of Jeddah with King Salman and the powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, before flying for talks in the United Arab Emirates, US officials said.

Tags: mohammed bin salman, mike pompeo, us-iran standoff
Location: Saudi Arabia, Riyadh