Pompeo offers strong boost of support for Israel
TEL AVIV, Israel - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has offered a strong boost of support for Israel against Iran.
On his first official trip abroad, Pompeo met with Israeli Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to in Tel Aviv on Sunday to discuss both countries' concerns about Iran. Both men described the talks as successful.
"We remain deeply concerned about Iran's dangerous escalation of threats to Israel and the region and Iran's ambition to dominate the Middle East remains," Pompeo said. "The United States is with Israel in this fight."
Pompeo also said the U.S. will withdraw from the international nuclear agreement with Iran if it is not renegotiated. Netanyahu has long urged the international community to revise the deal or scrap it.