US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stopped his Middle East tour, Bloomberg reported.
“Secretary Pompeo will return to the United States after his meetings in Muscat, Oman," State Department Deputy spokesperson Robert Palladino said in a statement. “This curtailment of travel is required so that the Pompeo family may attend a family funeral.”
A diplomat is in Saudi Arabia not. After the talks scheduled for Monday in Oman, Pompeo will fly home, canceling his visit to Kuwait.
During his current tour, the US Secretary of State visited Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.