MUSCAT : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thanked His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik for securing the release of two American citizens from Yemen.
According to the report by Oman TV, the Omani authorities contacted the officials in Sana’a, which responded “with gratitude to the Sultanate’s efforts and agreed to release the American citizens and transfer them to the Oman.”
In a statement issued, Pompeo said: “I would like to thank Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia for their diplomatic efforts. I also want to commend the tenacious diplomacy of our embassies in the region who helped facilitate this release.”
The two American citizens arrived in Oman on Wednesday night.
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