U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
January 5, 2020
The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today to Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohamed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani to discuss Iran’s continued provocations and threats to the region. The Secretary thanked the Deputy Prime Minister for Qatar’s efforts to de-escalate regional tensions.