U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to college students on the American College in Cairo, Egypt, January 10, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool through REUTERSReuters
CAIRO (Reuters) – A senior United Arab Emirates’ official welcomed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech in Cairo on Thursday, saying it was a message of assist for allies and pals.
“Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech … is important in supporting regional stability and identifying the dangers faced by the region,” UAE Minister of State for Overseas Affairs Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter . “Washington, through its secretary of state, is asserting the importance of its alliances and supporting its friends,” he added.
(Reporting by Nayera Abdallah, writing by Sami Aboudi, enhancing by Andrew Heavens)
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