Secretary Pompeo to Launch U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue

Office of the Spokesperson

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will host Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani on Tuesday, December 1 for the virtual opening of the first U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue.  The dialogue will focus on defense cooperation, regional security and prosperity, economic development and trade, people-to-people exchanges, and shared human rights objectives.  Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Al Zayani will deliver remarks at 7:20 AM-EST and the event will be streamed live online at