Secretary Kerry Visits the Sultanate of Oman

Secretary Kerry bids farewell to Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi

The Secretary Visits Oman

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry visited Oman from November 14-15 to meet with His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos, and with the His Excellency, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi, to discuss the ongoing hostilities in Yemen. During his visit, he also took the time to meet with U.S. Embassy Muscat personnel at the Al Bustan Palace.

Secretary Kerry meets with Embassy personnel during his visit to Oman.
Secretary Kerry speaks to Embassy personnel at Al Bustan Palace.

“Secretary Kerry and the Sultan reaffirmed the enduring partnership between the United States and the Sultanate of Oman.The Secretary expressed the United States’ deep appreciation for the helpful role Oman played in securing the recent release of U.S. citizens held in Yemen.” – From the Official Read-out on the Secretary’s Visit

Additionally, we look forward to future visits from Washington leadership to Oman. We are certain our future visitors will have productive and fruitful meetings in the Sultanate as well. Visit the State Department’s website for the official read-out on the Secretary’s visit.

Kerry visits Oman's Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Secretary Kerry visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Oman during his visit.