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Pompeo, NATO, change, risk, becoming, obsolete

Pompeo says NATO must change, or risk becoming obsolete

11 November, 2019 8:24 pm 8:24 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday NATO must grow and change or risk becoming obsolete, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron said the alliance was dying. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected Macron’s comments, in an interview with British weekly The Economist, as “drastic” and Pompeo said on … Read More

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State Department has responded to congressional request for documents :Pomp...

10 October, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

ATHENS (Reuters) – The US State Department has issued an initial response to a Democratic-controlled congressional committee’s request for documents related to the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. The US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee issued a subpoena on Sept. 27 for Pompeo, a close Trump ally, … Read More

Pompeo, phone call, Trump, impeachment, probe

Pompeo: ‘I was on the phone call’ that led to Trump impeachment...

10 October, 2019 4:24 pm 4:24 pm

ROME/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the telephone call between Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart that sparked impeachment proceedings against the Republican president. Following a whistleblower complaint last week, Democrats are looking into Trump’s request to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a July 25 … Read More

Pompeo, attack, act of war, Saudi Arabia, coalition

Pompeo says attack was ‘act of war’ on Saudi Arabia, seeks coal...

09 September, 2019 10:52 pm 10:52 pm

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as “an act of war” against the world’s top oil exporter. “This is an attack of a scale we’ve … Read More

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Pompeo offers greetings to Pakistan on Independence Day

08 August, 2019 8:26 pm 8:26 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday extended his greetings to Pakistan on the occasion of its Independence Day. In a press statement released, Pompeo expressed hope over the bilateral ties between the two countries strengthening over time to maintain stability and peace in the region. “On behalf of the … Read More

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Trump wants forces reduced in Afghanistan: Pompeo

07 July, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

Washington (92 News) – US President Donald Trump wants combat forces reduced in Afghanistan by the next US presidential election, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, introducing a timeline to Washington’s plan for cutting troop numbers there. Trump’s South Asia strategy, unveiled in August 2017, called for an open-ended deployment of US forces with the … Read More

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Gen Bajwa, Mike Pompeo discuss Afghan peace process

07 July, 2019 3:56 pm 3:56 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited US State Department in Washington and called on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Asif Ghafoor, the two discussed regional security issues especially focusing on Afghan peace process, noting … Read More

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PM Imran Khan, US Secretary of State Pompeo discuss matters of mutual inter...

07 July, 2019 6:57 pm 6:57 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Pakistan House, Washington on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Pakistan Ambassador Asad Majeed were also present in the meeting. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells was also accompanying … Read More

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Pompeo hopes US, North Korea can be more creative in nuclear talks

07 July, 2019 9:59 am 9:59 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could “be a little more creative” when the two sides restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. Speaking in a radio interview on “The Sean Hannity Show,” Pompeo did not say when … Read More

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US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Kabul

06 June, 2019 9:50 pm 9:50 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday to discuss ongoing peace talks with the Taliban and the security situation ahead of Afghan presidential polls in September. Pompeo stopped over on his way to New Delhi for meetings with Indian Prime … Read More

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Pompeo says US does not seek war with Iran

05 May, 2019 5:15 pm 5:15 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the United States does not seek a war with Iran, amid rapidly growing tensions between the two countries, British channel BBC reported. Speaking in Russia, Pompeo said the US was looking for Iran to behave like a normal country but would respond if … Read More

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Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

05 May, 2019 12:03 pm 12:03 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday. The assessment is included in the U.S. military’s annual report to Congress on China’s armed … Read More

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Pompeo says nothing’s changed on North Korea talks – ‘It&...

04 April, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said US diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks. “Nothing has changed. We’ll continue to work to negotiate; still in charge of the team. … Read More

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Qureshi apprises Pompeo on steps taken by Pakistan under NAP

04 April, 2019 9:26 pm 9:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo have described end of tension as imperative for peace and stability in South Asia. In a telephonic conversation this evening, the two foreign ministers reviewed bilateral relations and peace and stability in the region. Shah Mehmood Qureshi also … Read More

Pompeo, role, de-escalating, Pak-India tension, Palladino

Pompeo played a key role in de-escalating Pak-India tension: Palladino

03 March, 2019 9:38 am 9:38 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino has said that Pakistan and India should focus on direct contacts. In a press briefing on Tuesday, he said that any military activity could deteriorate situation. “Defence Secretary Mike Pompeo played a key role in de-escalating tension between Pakistan and India. He is still … Read More