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US President Donald Trump says Mike Pompeo not leaving Cabinet for Senate race

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo avoided the subject altogether in a tweet he sent following Trump's comments.

published on : 4th February 2019

US taps controversial Elliot Abrams to 'restore democracy' in Venezuela

Abrams later pleaded guilty to two misdemeanour counts of withholding information from Congress during the Iran-Contra scandal.

published on : 26th January 2019

US and North Korea start talks aimed at 2nd Trump-Kim summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea vice president Kim Yong Chol met at a Washington hotel after a November meeting was called off abruptly.

published on : 18th January 2019

Mike Pompeo meets Iraq officials on unannounced Baghdad visit

Pompeo flew in from Amman and was also due to visit Cairo, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh, Muscat and Kuwait City on his longest trip since taking office last year.

published on : 9th January 2019

US adds Pakistan to blacklist for religious freedom violations

Pompeo a year earlier had placed Pakistan on a special watch list -- a step short of the designation -- in what had been seen as a US tactic to press Islamabad into reforms.

published on : 11th December 2018

If US develops banned missiles, so will Russia: Vladimir Putin

Russia has denied the accusations. Donald Trump earlier this year announced his decision to withdraw from the INF, accusing Russia and China which is not a signatory to the treaty of violation.

published on : 5th December 2018

Iran to continue missile tests, needs no permits from other countries Army

Iran will continue to conduct missile tests without asking other countries for permit, a spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces said on Sunday.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Yemen conflict would worsen without US support for Riyadh: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo and Mattis were expected to be grilled on Yemen's humanitarian crisis, as well as the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

published on : 29th November 2018

US asks Pakistan to act against 26/11 perpetrators, offers new USD 5 million reward for information on attackers

The announcement came on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack.

published on : 26th November 2018

US denies pursuing containment policy with China

Pompeo demanded that China respect the human rights of Buddhists and Muslims, for which Yang told the US not to interfere in "China's internal affairs".

published on : 10th November 2018

US experts hail move to exempt India from certain sanctions for Chabahar Port development in Iran

The exemption provided to India is a much welcome and necessary step in the right direction, noted Bharath Gopalaswamy, director of the South Asian centre in the think-tank, Atlantic Council.

published on : 8th November 2018

Diwali celebrates triumph of light over darkness: Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo said that it is also a time of reflection and prayer when observers perform seva, or selfless service, without any expectation of reward or payment.

published on : 7th November 2018

US to exempt China, India, Japan from Iran oil sanctions: Mike Pompeo

Hours after sanctions were reimposed following the US withdrawal from a denuclearization deal, Pompeo said eight countries would be at least temporarily exempt from the ban on buying Iranian oil. 

published on : 5th November 2018

US to allow eight countries including India to continue buying Iran oil after Nov 5 sanctions

Pompeo said that countries like India, if it gets the exemption, would be asked to bring down their oil imports from Iran to zero in six months' time.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Journalist Khashoggi's murder violated international law: US Secretary of State Mike​ Pompeo

The top US diplomat nonetheless stressed that he wanted to preserve the decades-old alliance with Saudi Arabia and declined explicitly to criticize Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman,

published on : 1st November 2018
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