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US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Oman on tour following UAE-Israel peace

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Oman on Thursday as part of a Middle East tour following a US-brokered deal on normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced on August 13.

He is expected to meet Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, who took power in January after Sultan Qaboos bin Said died after a half century at the helm of the Gulf country.



Before arriving in Oman, Pompeo visited Jerusalem, Sudan, Bahrain, and the UAE.

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