Pompeo says he would go to Iran 'if that's the call' - Bloomberg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Thursday that he would go to Iran for talks if it was necessary, amid tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Reuters July 26, 2019 03:10:43 IST
Pompeo says he would go to Iran 'if that's the call' - Bloomberg

Pompeo says he would go to Iran if thats the call  Bloomberg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Thursday that he would go to Iran for talks if it was necessary, amid tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Asked if he would be willing to go to Tehran, Pompeo said in an interview with Bloomberg TV: "Sure. If that's the call, I'd happily go there ... I would welcome the chance to speak directly to the Iranian people."

(Reporting by Makini Brice and David Brunnstrom; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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