Secretary Blinken’s Call with Bahraini Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa – United States Department of State

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The following is attributed to spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Foreign Minister Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Bahrain’s Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Secretary Blinken and the Crown Prince discussed the situation in the Middle East and reinforced their shared commitment to preventing the spread of regional conflict. Secretary Blinken praised Bahrain’s contribution to maritime security. The Secretary and the Crown Prince also discussed how cooperation under the Comprehensive Security Integration and Prosperity Agreement (C-SIPA) continues to strengthen the strategic partnership between the United States and Bahrain.