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Saudi Arabia: Mike Pompeo calls attack on oil facility 'act of war' against Riyadh

4 19.09.2019 Инфо

W/S US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo getting off the plane, Jiddah
M/S Pompeo greeting Saudi Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf
W/S Pompeo walking with delegation
M/S Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman greeting Pompeo
W/S Crown Prince and Pompeo walking towards meeting room
M/S Crown Prince and Pompeo sitting in meeting room
M/S Crown Prince speaking to Pompeo
M/S Pompeo speaking to Crown Prince
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo characterised the recent drone and missile attack on a Saudi oil facility as an "act of war" against Saudi and US citizens living in the kingdom, singling out at Iran as responsible, which he considered "unquestionable", as he arrived to Jiddah to meet top Saudi officials.
In his official statement after meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Pompeo called for uniting the international community "to counter the continued threat of the Iranian regime".
On Thursday, Pompeo is set to visit another US ally in the region, United Arab Emirates. The US Secretary of State will meet Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.