United States Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook will leave for the Middle East on June 19. He will hold bilateral meetings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Kingdom of Bahrain. Special Representative Hook will discuss Iran’s regional aggression, including its recent attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. He will also share additional U.S. intelligence on the range of active threats Iran currently poses to the region. The United States is committed to working with our partners in the region to safeguard freedom of navigation and deter Iranian threats to international trade and shipping.
Special Representative Hook will then travel to Europe for consultations with the E3 on June 27. He will meet in Paris, France, with counterparts from the United Kingdom, Germany, and France to discuss a range of issues concerning the Iranian regime.