U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
January 1, 2020
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Secretary Pompeo thanked Prime Minister Netanyahu for Israel’s unwavering commitment to countering Iran’s malign regional influence and its condemnation of the December 31 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. The Secretary and Prime Minister reaffirmed the unbreakable bonds between the United States and Israel.