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Iran threatens 'crushing response' to US drones as Pompeo arrives in region

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2019
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for talks with the kingdom's leaders ahead of a planned announcement of new economic sanctions targeting Iran.

Pompeo will meet with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss "ways to counter the malign Iranian influence in the region," the State Department said in a statement.

Pompeo also will visit the United Arab Emirates in a bid to consolidate allies in the region en route to strengthening a global coalition against what the...

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