Readout of Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman's Meeting with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ambassadors

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 29, 2012

Under Secretary Sherman met with GCC ambassadors and Embassy representatives today to discuss the May 23-24 talks with Iran in Baghdad. She underscored our commitment to preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and reaffirmed the United States’ interest in ensuring regional security. Under Secretary Sherman emphasized the need to maintain pressure on Iran to comply with its international obligations, even as P5+1 countries pursue negotiations. The briefing complements Under Secretary Sherman’s May 25 call with GCC Secretary General Abdullatif al-Zayani.

PRN: 2012/854