US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, arrives for a security briefing on Mount Bental in Golan Heights. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)
- Mike Pompeo became the first US secretary of state to visit the Golan Heights
- With heavy security, Pompeo toured parts of the disputed territory
- Israeli FM Gabi Ashkenazi praised Pompeo for recognising "the strategic importance of the Golan Heights"
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also criticised Palestinian BDS movement against Israel as "cancer" during his meet with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI) (crédito de la foto: Twitter/@