The United States will organize in Poland a summit focused on Iran

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WASHINGTON | The United States will organize next month in Poland, a ministerial meeting to promote stability in the Middle East that will focus on the influence of Iran, announced the head of the american diplomacy Mike Pompeo.

“We’ll bring together dozens of countries around the world,” assured Mr. Pompeo in an interview broadcast on Friday by Fox News and given in the margins of a tour of the us secretary of State precisely in the Middle East.

This meeting will take place on 13 and 14 February in Poland, specified by the head of the american diplomacy. It will be held at the ministerial level, according to the United States and Poland in a joint press release.

This meeting will focus on “stability, peace, freedom and security in the Middle East,” continued Mr. Pompeo, “and this includes an important element that is to ensure that Iran does not have a destabilising influence”.

“This ministerial meeting will discuss a range of crucial issues, including terrorism and extremism, the development of missiles and proliferation, maritime trade and security, and the threats posed by groups supported by some countries in the region,” the statement said american-Polish which does not explicitly mention Iran.

Iran has reacted with defiance by targeting Poland, which she had welcomed 100 000 citizens during the Second world War.

“The Polish government can not erase the shame: while Iran has saved Poles during the Second world War, it now hosts a circus anti-iranian”, was mocked on Twitter the minister of foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif.

He also tweeted a photo of a summit in 1996 in Sharm el-Sheikh between the U.s. Bill Clinton, the Egyptian Hosni Mubarak and Shimon Peres, organized after a series of terrorist attacks by Hamas, which is supported by Tehran.

“A reminder for the guests/participants at a conference of anti-iranian: the one who took part in the last show of american anti-Iran are either dead, disgraced or marginalized,” wrote Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Mr. Pompeo arrived on Friday to Bahrain, in the first stage of a tour in the pétromonarchies of the Gulf. Before the Gulf, the head of american diplomacy visited Jordan, Iraq and Egypt.

For the United States, this marathon tour is to resolder alliances sometimes shaken by recent events, the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi to the american withdrawal announced to Syria.