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FM Qureshi, Pompeo, exchange, views, bilateral relations

FM Qureshi, Pompeo exchange views on bilateral relations

08 August, 2020 11:52 pm 11:52 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi phoned US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to exchange views on bilateral relations and efforts to promote peace, prosperity and stability in the region. The minister apprised Pompeo of India’s continuing regressive policies in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir manifested with massive violations of … Read More

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Pompeo bars two former Venezuelan officials from traveling to United States

07 July, 2020 10:29 pm 10:29 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two former officials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government, barring them from traveling to the United States over accusations they were involved in significant corruption. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the two former officials, including Luis Motta, who … Read More

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Pompeo urges more assertive approach to ‘Frankenstein’ China

07 July, 2020 8:40 am 8:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China on Thursday and said Washington and its allies must use “more creative and assertive ways” to press the Chinese Communist Party to change its ways, calling it the “mission of our time.” Speaking at the Nixon Library in President Richard Nixon’s … Read More

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Pompeo says US to impose visa curbs on Huawei over rights

07 July, 2020 10:32 pm 10:32 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China on Wednesday, saying the United States would impose visa restrictions on Chinese firms like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that he accused of facilitating human-rights violations. Pompeo also said telecommunications companies around the world “should consider themselves on notice” that if they … Read More

US seized Iranian weapons on way to Houthi rebels in Yemen: Pompeo

07 July, 2020 11:15 pm 11:15 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that US and partner forces seized a boat in June carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen as he renewed his call for the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran. “The Security Council must extend the arms embargo … Read More

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US looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok: Pompeo

07 July, 2020 10:31 am 10:31 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. “I don’t want to get out in front of the President (Donald Trump), but it’s something we’re looking at,” Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News. … Read More

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Pompeo says US may never restore WHO funds after cutoff over pandemic

04 April, 2020 9:10 am 9:10 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the COVID-19 pandemic shows the need to overhaul the World Health Organization, warning that Washington may never restore WHO funding and could even work to set up an alternative to the UN body instead. As Pompeo launched fresh attacks on the WHO, Democrats in the … Read More

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Pompeo says Afghan negotiating team looks ‘pretty inclusive’

03 March, 2020 11:41 pm 11:41 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday praised an Afghan government negotiating team identified to hold talks with the Taliban as appearing to be fairly broad and inclusive. “We have seen a team identified. It looks like it’s pretty inclusive, pretty broad,” Pompeo told a news conference, adding that he was … Read More

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US to reduce Afghan aid by $1 billion after Pompeo fails to break impasse

03 March, 2020 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

DOHA/KABUL (Reuter) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a $1 billion cut in US aid to Afghanistan after he failed to convince Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political foe to end a feud that has helped jeopardize a US-led peace effort. The US also is prepared to cut 2021 assistance by the … Read More

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Pompeo meets Afghan political rivals to resolve a deadlock

03 March, 2020 11:45 pm 11:45 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a one-day visit to Afghanistan on Monday to try to resolve a political deadlock that threatens a historic US deal with the Taliban, but he left with no immediate signs of a breakthrough. Pompeo met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political rival Abdullah Abdullah, … Read More

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Pompeo says Afghan violence must stop for peace process to move forward

03 March, 2020 8:25 pm 8:25 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called on all nations to hold Iran accountable for its nuclear commitments and said Tehran’s failure to report nuclear material was a clear violation of safeguard agreements. The International Atomic Energy Agency, which is policing Iran’s troubled nuclear deal with major powers, sounded an … Read More

US Secretary of State, Pompeo, arrives, Doha, signing, pact, Taliban

US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Doha for signing of pact with Talib...

02 February, 2020 2:43 pm 2:43 pm

DOHA (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Doha on Saturday to witness a US troop withdrawal deal that could end the war in Afghanistan. Pompeo arrived in Qatar’s capital on a flight from Washington after refueling in Germany, according to a pool report. The signing ceremony between the United States and … Read More

Pompeo, Saudi Arabia, talk, Iran, economy, human rights

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, economy and human rights

02 February, 2020 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to discuss regional security, namely Iran, after the US killing last month of a top Iranian general pushed the oil-producing region closer to an all-out war. In meetings with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the next … Read More

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Afghan president says Pompeo reports progress in US-Taliban talks

02 February, 2020 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday he was told by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that “notable progress” had been made in talks between the United States and the Taliban on an agreement for a US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. In a post on Twitter, Ghani wrote that Pompeo had … Read More

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Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

02 February, 2020 10:50 am 10:50 am

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kazakhstan on Sunday to join Washington in pressing Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a sensitive matter for the Central Asian nation which has close ties with its neighbour China. Speaking on a visit to the capital Nur-Sultan, Pompeo said he has raised the … Read More