Reporter's Notebook: Photos From Pompeo's Surprise Trip to Baghdad, Meetings in the UK

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Posted: May 08, 2019 6:15 PM
Reporter's Notebook: Photos From Pompeo's Surprise Trip to Baghdad, Meetings in the UK

LONDON -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on a four day trip to through Europe. He started in Finland for the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting and then took a surprise visit to Baghdad among credible security threats from Iran. A stop in Berlin was cancelled, but will be rescheduled. Wednesday, Pompeo spent the day in London for a series of meetings with faith leaders, Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt and Prime Minister Theresa May. Tomorrow he will make a final stop in Greenland before heading back to the United States. Townhall is traveling with the Secretary throughout, reporting on speeches and a series of meetings with foreign leaders. Here are photos from Baghdad and London.

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's plane prepares to land in Baghdad on May 7, 2019)

(An American flag dart sticks in the wall on base in Baghdad May 7, 2019)

(Diet Coke in Arabic) 

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo boards his plane on departure from a surprise trip to Baghdad May 7, 2019)

(A security dog prepares to check luggage in London May 8, 2019)

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo participates in a meeting on religious freedom in London May 8, 2019)

(Religious leaders meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in London May 8, 2019)

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in London May 8, 2019)

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a joint press conference with British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt May 8, 2019 in London)

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gives speech as part of the Margaret Thatcher Lecture series in London on May 8, 2019)

(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London on May 8, 2019)