Pompeo, Bahrain CP discuss Iran’s “malign influence”

WASHINGTON, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Tuesday with Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa during which they discussed “the importance of countering the Iranian regime’s malign influence in the region.” State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement that Pompeo thanked the Bahraini Crown Prince “for supporting freedom of navigation by joining the International Maritime Security Construct and for agreeing to host the upcoming Warsaw Process Working Group meeting.” They also discussed “how best to move forward on the Middle East Strategic Alliance and other bilateral and regional issues,” the statement added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency