Pompeo: US to host Iran-focused world summit next month in Poland

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Bahrain on Friday, the first leg of a tour of Gulf countries which Washington says are "critical" to confronting Iran. (File photo: AFP)

The United States plans to host a global summit focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, next month in Poland, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News in a report published on Friday.

In an interview with the news network, Pompeo said the international gathering would be held February 13 to February 14 in Poland to “focus on Middle East stability and peace and freedom and security here in this region, and that includes an important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilizing influence.”

In the meantime, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Bahrain on Friday, the first leg of a tour of Gulf countries which Washington says are "critical" to confronting Iran and extremist groups.

 

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