The United States and Oman: Reinforcing Our Friendship and Strategic Partnership
02/21/2020 06:44 AM EST
Office of the Spokesperson
Sultan Qaboos was a revered leader and a friend to all nations. The United States deeply valued His Majesty’s strong partnership in promoting regional stability and security. We honor his legacy and remain committed to our strong partnership and friendship with Oman.
– Secretary Pompeo, January 11, 2020
Secretary Pompeo will travel to Oman on February 21 to pay his condolences to the family of late Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said. He will also meet His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik to discuss the U.S. and Oman’s longstanding strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in the Middle East.
OUR PARTNERSHIP ANCHORS PEACE AND STABILITY IN THE MIDDLE EASTe late Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said died on January 10, after leading Oman for nearly 50 years. During his reign, Sultan Qaboos oversaw the development of modern Oman and forged a strategic partnership with the United States that is an anchor of peace and stability in the Middle East.