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Mike Pompeo


'The West is winning': US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells Russia, China

February 15, 2020 4:10 pm

"I'm happy to report that the death of the transatlantic alliance is grossly exaggerated. The West is winning, and we're winning together," Mike Pompeo said in a speech at the Munich Security Conference, listing US steps to protect liberal democracies.

Sri Lanka takes 'strong objection' to travel ban on Army chief; requests to review decision

February 15, 2020 2:09 pm

The Sri Lankan government has officially conveyed its protest to US and taken a "strong objection" to the travel restrictions placed on Silva and his family, country's foreign relations ministry said in a statement on Friday night.

Ahead of Trump visit, 4 Senators raise Kashmir, CAA issues in letter to Pompeo

February 15, 2020 3:54 am

The government abrogated Article 370 of the Constitution on August 5, 2019 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and imposed curbs including on movement of people as well as on mobile telephone and Internet connectivity.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Africa after long absence

February 14, 2020 10:07 pm

Mike Pompeo is visiting Senegal, Angola, and Ethiopia as the Trump administration tries to counter the growing interest of China, Russia and other global powers in Africa and its booming young population of more than 1.2 billion.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says Mike Pompeo reports progress in US-Taliban talks

February 12, 2020 8:56 am

In his tweet, Ashraf Ghani wrote that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told him "of the notable progress made in the ongoing peace talks with the Taliban".

US diplomat Pompeo not planning 2020 Senate run

January 07, 2020 7:35 am

Speculation has swirled for months over whether Pompeo, 56, a former Republican congressman from Kansas, would run for the Senate seat in his home state.

Mike Pompeo warns Iran that US could attack if Tehran retaliates

January 06, 2020 2:51 pm

Pompeo said the costs of any attacks by Iran or its partners on US interests would “be borne by Iran and its leadership itself.”

‘Concerned’ India in touch with Iran, US

January 06, 2020 7:00 am

This was the first official statement by India that it was in contact with either Iran or the US over Soleimani’s assassination, which has spiked tensions in the Middle East and raised concerns across the globe. Earlier, on Friday, it had expressed concern at the rising tension and said the situation should not escalate further.

Mike Pompeo hopes North Korea's Kim chooses 'peace and prosperity over conflict and war'

January 01, 2020 10:46 am

"We're hopeful that ... Chairman Kim will make the right decision - he'll choose peace and prosperity over conflict and war," Pompeo said.

Israel's Netanyahu, Pompeo to meet in Lisbon this week

December 04, 2019 8:57 am

The hastily arranged talks with the top diplomat of Israel's closest ally could be aimed at giving Netanyahu a political boost at home.


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, holds joint press briefing with MEA Jaishankar

June 26, 2019 7:18 pm

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a three-day visit to India, and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a joint press briefing, touching upon a wide range of issues, including bilateral trade.