The US Department of State confirmed on Friday that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will participate in the upcoming trilateral meeting of Israeli, Greek and Cypriot heads of state and government.
The summit will take place in Jerusalem on March 20. Pompeo will be in Jerusalem during the second leg of a tour.
A State department’s press release said that Pompeo will “discuss key energy and security issues facing the Eastern Mediterranean region” during the trilateral summit.
Concerning the wider spectrum of issues during Pompeo’s visit to Israel, the State Department said:
“In Jerusalem, the Secretary will meet with Israeli officials to engage on critical regional issues, including countering the Iranian regime’s malign influence and reaffirming the United States’ unwavering commitment to Israel’s security. The Secretary will also discuss the Administration’s dedication to monitoring and combating anti-Semitism.”