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Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

Trump fires State Dept watchdog said to be probing Pompeo

A government watchdog fired suddenly by Donald Trump was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said a Democratic lawmaker who accused the president of committing a potentially illegal act of retribution.

Pompeo says he will testify in Trump impeachment trial if required

Pompeo says he will testify in Trump impeachment trial if required

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he would be ready to testify in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial if legally obliged to, as political squabbles over the process intensified in Washington.

US officials 'optimistic' Syria cease-fire holding

US officials 'optimistic' Syria cease-fire holding

Top US officials expressed confidence Sunday that a cease-fire in northern Syria was holding despite skirmishes between Kurdish and Turkish forces.

Pompeo says US mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter

Pompeo says US mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter

The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for ‘deterrence and defence,’ US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

Pompeo in Brussels to talk Afghanistan with NATO

Pompeo in Brussels to talk Afghanistan with NATO

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to Brussels on Monday to discuss a proposed Afghan peace deal with the NATO chief and seek fresh engagement with new EU leaders after months of tensions.

Pompeo warns UK over China network role

Pompeo warns UK over China network role

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Britain Wednesday to be cautious about China's role in its 5G network, during a visit to London that also highlighted the old allies' differences on Iran.

North Korea calls for Pompeo to be dropped from talks; tests tactical weapon

North Korea calls for Pompeo to be dropped from talks; tests tactical weapon

North Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature ...

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing: Pompeo

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing: Pompeo

The US State Department on Monday barred entry to 16 Saudi nationals over what it described as their role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, AFP reported.

Pompeo calls for open, fair competition between firms

Pompeo calls for open, fair competition between firms

The United States is fine with companies competing in global markets but it must be done in an open and transparent way, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday ...

Pompeo calls for unity of GCC member states

Pompeo calls for unity of GCC member states

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stressed the importance of unity among GCC members, urging them to leave aside differences to meet the challenges and achieve common goals.

Amir, Pompeo review strategic ties, discuss efforts to fight terror

Amir, Pompeo review strategic ties, discuss efforts to fight terror

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Sunday met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his accompanying delegation at Al-Bahr Palace.

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will meet this week in New York with North Korea's number two, Kim Yong Chol, to resume denuclearization talks.