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  • 7:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    US to open embassy in Maldives: Mike Pompeo

    The US will open an embassy in Maldives, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo introduced on Wednesday because the held talks with management of the strategically positioned island nation within the Indian Ocean, weeks after the 2 international locations clinched a key defence cooperation settlement.

    “I am pleased to announce our plan to open an Embassy in Male. Since the establishment of our diplomatic ties in 1966, we’ve seen Maldives make great progress in supporting democratic institutions, and we are proud to partner with them on regional security issues,” Pompeo tweeted.