FULL: Speech of State Secretary Pompeo in Cairo

  • published: Jan 10, 2019
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PRESS OFFICE | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Middle East to discuss US presence in the region with countries and groups including Jordan, Egypt, Iraq and Iraqi Kurds. He also promised to take a fierce stance against the activities of Iran.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called for an end to rivalry in the Middle East to back down Tehran's influence and pledged to expel Syria from the very last foot of Iran to reassure its allies on the project. withdrawal of US troops war-ravaged country.

The US diplomat criticized Middle East policies of former President Barack Obama in his speech entitled "A force for good: America invigorated in the Middle East" at the American University of Cairo, thanking President Donald Trump for inverting the United States \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ " deliberate blindness to the danger of [Iranian] regime & # 39 ;.

Trump's predecessor had grossly underestimated the tenacity and brutality of radical Islamism, Pompeo said. Speaking in Obama's remarks in his 2009 landmark speech in Cairo, Pompeo said it was now a "fresh start" in relations between the United States and the Middle East.

"By mistaking ourselves as a force for the evils of the Middle East, we were afraid to assert ourselves when the weather – and our partners – demanded it," said Pompeo, without explicitly naming Obama.

"Countries understand more and more that we must confront the ayatollahs and not pamper them," added Pompeo. He said that America's penchant for the illusory dream has allowed Lebanon's Hezbollah , backed by Iran, to stock a massive arsenal …

FULL: Speech of State Secretary Pompeo in Cairo

  • published: Jan 10, 2019
  • Views: 9622

PRESS OFFICE | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Middle East to discuss US presence in the region with countries and groups including Jordan, Egypt, Iraq and Iraqi Kurds. He also promised to take a fierce stance against the activities of Iran.

story:

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called for an end to rivalry in the Middle East to back down Tehran's influence and pledged to expel Syria from the very last foot of Iran to reassure its allies on the project. withdrawal of US troops war-ravaged country.

The US diplomat criticized Middle East policies of former President Barack Obama in his speech entitled "A force for good: America invigorated in the Middle East" at the American University of Cairo, thanking President Donald Trump for inverting the United States \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ " deliberate blindness to the danger of [Iranian] regime & # 39 ;.

Trump's predecessor had grossly underestimated the tenacity and brutality of radical Islamism, Pompeo said. Speaking in Obama's remarks in his 2009 landmark speech in Cairo, Pompeo said it was now a "fresh start" in relations between the United States and the Middle East.

"By mistaking ourselves as a force for the evils of the Middle East, we were afraid to assert ourselves when the weather – and our partners – demanded it," said Pompeo, without explicitly naming Obama.

"Countries understand more and more that we must confront the ayatollahs and not pamper them," added Pompeo. He said that America's penchant for the illusory dream has allowed Lebanon's Hezbollah , backed by Iran, to stock a massive arsenal …