U.S. Department Of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
November 9, 2018
Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to Israel and the United Arab Emirates November 12-20. In both countries, Special Representative Hook will meet with officials to discuss cooperation on countering Iranian threats. In Abu Dhabi, he will participate in the Sir Bani Yas Forum.
Special Representative Hook’s trip aims to advance the President’s Iran strategy and increase pressure on the Iranian regime to cease its destructive policies, including its nuclear and missile proliferation threats, support for terrorism, and other regionally destabilizing activities. The United States is committed to working with our allies and partners to fully implement our maximum pressure campaign in order to change Iran’s destructive behavior.