Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
July 10, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The Secretary thanked the Amir for Qatar’s continued close partnership and friendship. The Secretary and the Amir discussed heightened tensions in the region and the importance of a united Gulf Cooperation Council in standing against the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activity. They also discussed other critical regional issues, including Sudan, Libya, and Afghanistan.