Loading...
The Financial Express
Swasti Lankabangla Swasti Lankabangla

US ‘very confident’ to build maritime coalition in Gulf: Pompeo

| Updated: August 06, 2019 12:14:28


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - Reuters photo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - Reuters photo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he was “very confident” the United States would be able to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf, despite a lukewarm response from European and Asian allies.

Pompeo and US Defense Secretary Mark Esper were speaking alongside their Australian counterparts in Sydney, Reuters reported.

Share if you like