Pompeo meets Orthodox spiritual leader in Istanbul

Turkish Youth Union members, holding anti-US placards, protest against U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during his visit to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, in Istanbul, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.The placard reads in Turkish: 'Monster with a single tooth'. Pompeo's stop in Turkey is focused on promoting religious freedom and fighting religious persecution, which is a key priority for the U.S. administration, officials said.


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