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# mike pompeo

This year
# Secretary of State
Former Trump official says the US stopped a nuclear war between India and Pakistan in 2019
Mike Pompeo’s new book also reveals that he joked that he was trying to kill Kim Jong Un at a meeting with the North Korean leader.
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# transition
Biden says it's an 'embarassment' that Trump hasn't conceded yet
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meanwhile, has claimed that there will be a “smooth transition” to a second Trump administration.
# mike pompeo
Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions
Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.
# tiktok
Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?
A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.
# China
US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.
# You're Fired
Trump sacks State Department inspector general who recently began investigating Mike Pompeo
No reason was given for the dismissal of Steve Linick from his job.
# mike pompeo
Trump's Secretary of State claims there's 'enormous evidence' that coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab
Mike Pompeo told ABC that China must be held “accountable” for the global pandemic.
US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death
The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.
# Cancelled
Mike Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip after attack on US embassy in Iraq
A mob of pro-Iran demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Baghdad yesterday.
# mike pompeo
Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial
The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.
# occupied territories
Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.
# occupied territories
US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.
US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.
Trump’s envoy to Ukraine resigns as impeachment gathers pace
The move came as House Democrats took their first concrete steps in the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump.
# impeachment
Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to hand over Ukraine-Trump files in impeachment probe
The heads of three House committees gave Pompeo one week to produce the documents.
# response
US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the comments when arriving in the Saudi city of Jeddah.
# mike pompeo
'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.
# Brexit
US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
# Nuclear Arms
US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal
This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.
# Secretary of State
Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.
# Washington
Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to
He’ll be meeting with Mike Pompeo, along with launching a new government strategy for the US and Canada.
# Jamal Khashoggi
Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate
Pro-government Turkish media have repeatedly claimed that Khashoggi was tortured and decapitated by a Saudi hit squad.
# Jamal Khashoggi
US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Donald Trump after returning from the Middle East to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance.
# Pyongyang
Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.
# Pyongyang
Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.
# Nuclear Weapons
North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue
A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.
# fire and fury
'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US
The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.
# which is it
Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'
The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.
# fast friends
Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will also hold talks on the crisis with Japan and South Korea.
# urgency
'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal
US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.
# guangzhou
US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the injuries are similar to those suffered by a diplomat in Cuba.
# secret meetings
'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea
The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.
# North Korea
CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un
The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.
# You're Fired
Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks
Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.