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Mike Pompeo: Secretary of State and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Michael Richard Pompeo is an American politician and attorney who, since April 2018, has served as 70th United States secretary of state. He is a former United States Army officer and was Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 until April 2018.

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China foreign ministry summons U.S. representative, makes stern representations over WSJ

China's foreign ministry summoned a U.S embassy representative Wednesday to make stern representations over U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's condemnation of its move to expel three Wall Street..
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U.S. says Iran may have suppressed 'vital details' on coronavirus outbreak

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the United States was "deeply concerned" Iran may have covered up details about the spread of coronavirus, and he called on all nations to "tell the..
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Pompeo: US will sign agreement with Taliban 'if and only if' there's reduction in violence [Video]Pompeo: US will sign agreement with Taliban 'if and only if' there's reduction in violence

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. is considering signing an agreement with the Taliban. He said they would only sign if the week-long reduction in violence is successful. According to CNN,..

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US, Taliban to sign agreement to cut violence [Video]US, Taliban to sign agreement to cut violence

The United States and the Taliban will sign an agreement on Feb. 29 at the end of a week long period of violence reduction in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Taliban said on..

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U.S. takes swipe at China over Africa [Video]U.S. takes swipe at China over Africa

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched a thinly veiled attack on China's lending on the African continent, during his first official trip to Africa. Lucy Fielder reports.

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The U.S. touts for business in Angola [Video]The U.S. touts for business in Angola

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Angola on Monday, promoting U.S. business as the world's biggest economy battles China for economic influence on the African continent. Matthew Larotonda..

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Pompeo seeks to ease concerns about US troop numbers in West Africa [Video]Pompeo seeks to ease concerns about US troop numbers in West Africa

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Secretary of State Pompeo: US is assessing Senegal's security [Video]Secretary of State Pompeo: US is assessing Senegal's security

Secretary of State Pompeo says US must balance Senegal's security needs with its own interests on Africa tour.

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Pompeo in Senegal: Africa caught in US-China trade war [Video]Pompeo in Senegal: Africa caught in US-China trade war

The US is sending mixed messages to the continent, they want to do business, but are not open to all African countries.

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"West is winning," U.S. tells China [Video]"West is winning," U.S. tells China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended his nation's global role despite misgivings in Europe. As Fred Katayama reports, Defense Secretary Mark Esper added that the West should not depend on China..

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U.S., Taliban reach truce that could lead to troop withdrawal [Video]U.S., Taliban reach truce that could lead to troop withdrawal

The United States has reached an agreement with the Taliban on a week-long reduction of violence that could lead to U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior administration official said on..

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US and Taliban reach Afghanistan truce on sidelines of Munich security conference [Video]US and Taliban reach Afghanistan truce on sidelines of Munich security conference

The truce came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper met in Munich with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani. View on euronews

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China accuses U.S. of whipping up 'panic' over new virus [Video]China accuses U.S. of whipping up 'panic' over new virus

China on Monday accused the United States of whipping up panic over the fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations, as Chinese stocks closed down almost 8% on the first day..

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Mike Pompeo tours Kazakhstan with warning over Chinese investment [Video]Mike Pompeo tours Kazakhstan with warning over Chinese investment

Mike Pompeo tours Kazakhstan with warning over Chinese investment

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Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs [Video]Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Kazakhstan on Sunday, urged the country to press neighboring Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities such as Uighurs. David Doyle reports.

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Pompeo visits Belarus as Minsk's ties with Moscow fray [Video]Pompeo visits Belarus as Minsk's ties with Moscow fray

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travelled to Belarus on Saturday, seeking to "normalise" ties at a time when relations between Minsk and its traditional ally Russia are under strain. Lucy Fielder..

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Meghan McCain Defends Mike Pompeo [Video]Meghan McCain Defends Mike Pompeo

Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images "The View" host Meghan McCain spoke out in support of Mike Pompeo, who made headlines for berating NPR host Mary Louise Kelly. The Secretary of State has denied..

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Pompeo plays down rift with Britain over Huawei [Video]Pompeo plays down rift with Britain over Huawei

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday sought to defuse tension over Britain’s decision to allow China’s Huawei a role in its communication network. Adam Reed reports.

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Raab and Pompeo discuss Huawei and Wuhan repatriations [Video]Raab and Pompeo discuss Huawei and Wuhan repatriations

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discuss Huawei and the return of British citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan at the Policy Exchange in London. Mr Raab said he..

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Mike Pompeo departs Downing Street after talks with PM [Video]Mike Pompeo departs Downing Street after talks with PM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has left Number 10 Downing Street after talks with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Boris Johnson at Downing St [Video]Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Boris Johnson at Downing St

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with prime minister Boris Johnson at Number 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Mike Pompeo arrives at Downing Street for talks with PM [Video]Mike Pompeo arrives at Downing Street for talks with PM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived at Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Pompeo on Huawei: 'We will work with our UK counterparts' [Video]Pompeo on Huawei: 'We will work with our UK counterparts'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US will work with the UK to ensure systems are sufficiently secure after the decision was made to allow Huawei a limited role in the country's 5G network...

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U.S, Taliban plan to sign agreement on February 29 after week-long violence reduction

The United States and the Taliban will sign an agreement on Feb. 29 the end of a week-long period of violence reduction in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Taliban said on..
Reuters - Published

U.S.'s Pompeo to visit Oman, meet new sultan

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Oman on Friday and will meet with Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq al-Said, the U.S. State Department said in a statement.
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U.S.-Taliban agreement expected to be signed on February 29: Pompeo

An agreement between the United States and the Afghan Taliban is expected to be signed on Feb. 29, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.
Reuters - Published

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

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to discuss regional security, namely Iran, after the U.S. killing last month of a top Iranian general pushed the oil-producing..
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Pompeo takes veiled swipe at China on final leg of Africa trip

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took a veiled swipe at China during a speech to Ethiopian business leaders on Wednesday, in an apparent amplification of U.S. criticism that Chinese lending for big..
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Pompeo says prepared to talk to Iran 'anytime', pressure to continue

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said authorities in Washington were prepared to talk to Iran "anytime", but that it needed to "fundamentally" change its behavior and that a campaign of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia until Friday

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan during a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia starting on Wednesday,..
Reuters - Published

U.S. to offer financial support for Ethiopia political reforms: PM

The United States will provide financial assistance to Ethiopia as it pursues political reforms, the office of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday during a visit by U.S. Secretary of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Secretary of State meets Ethiopia's reformist prime minister

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Ethiopia's reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other officials on Tuesday on a visit expected to focus on security, investment and Ethiopia's dispute..
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Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo meeting, says felt more constructive U.S. approach

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week that he had felt a more constructive approach from Washington when it came to the..
Reuters - Published

Pompeo blasts corruption, promotes U.S. business in Africa trip

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business on Monday during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, where the government is seeking to claw back billions..
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Jaishankar meets Mike Pompeo, Nancy Pelosi on sidelines of Munich Conference


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U.S. criticism of China is 'lies', foreign minister says

China's State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi dismissed U.S. criticism of his country as "lies" on Saturday, shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized its foreign policy and..
Reuters - Published

'The West is winning,' U.S. tells China; France wary

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended on Saturday his nation's global role despite misgivings in Europe, vowing that Western values would prevail over Russian and Chinese desires for "empire".
Reuters - Published

U.S. bans Sri Lankan army chief from entry, citing civil war abuses

The United States barred Sri Lanka's army chief, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, from entering the country over accusations of human rights violations including extrajudicial killings in 2009..
Reuters - Published

U.S. blacklists Sri Lankan army commander, cites killings, abuses

The United States has blacklisted Sri Lanka's army chief, Shavendra Silva, for human rights violations including extrajudicial killings during the last phase of the country's civil war in 2009,..
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Four US Senators write to Pompeo seeking assessment on Kashmir and minority rights

Claiming to be “longtime friends of India,” the Senators wrote: “More than six months after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government unilaterally revoked the autonomy of Jammu and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pompeo sees breakthrough in Taliban talks, wants 'significant' reduction in violence

The United States has had "a pretty important breakthrough" in peace talks with the Taliban over the past couple of days, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, but he cautioned that..
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Pompeo says 'important breakthrough' made in U.S. talks with Taliban

There has been a 'pretty important break through' over the past few days in talks between the United States and the Taliban who have been negotiating for a peace agreement in Afghanistan, U.S...
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U.S. rejects U.N. database of companies in Israeli-controlled territories: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said the U.S. government would not furnish any information for a database of companies operating in Israeli-controlled territories that the United..
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U.S. says talks with Taliban continue over specifics of reduction of violence

Talks between the United States and the Taliban in Doha continue over the specifics of a reduction in violence, a State Department spokesperson said on Tuesday, hours after Afghan President Ashraf..
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Afghan president says Pompeo reports progress in U.S.-Taliban talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that he was told by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that "notable progress" has been made in talks between the United States and the Taliban on an..
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U.S. announces aid for China, other countries impacted by coronavirus

The United States stands ready to spend up to $100 million to assist China and other countries impacted by coronavirus, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Friday.
Reuters - Published

EU's new foreign policy chief to meet Pompeo in Washington

Josep Borrell, the new EU foreign policy chief, will hold talks in Washington on Thursday and Friday with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, the European..
Reuters - Published

U.S. condemns Idlib assaults, stands by Turkey - Secretary of State Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday condemned the Syrian government's attacks on Idlib province, and stated his country's support for Turkey in light of Syria's mortar attacks on a Turkish..
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Kremlin: Belarus has every right to develop ties with U.S.

Belarus has every right to develop ties with the United States, the Kremlin said on Monday, following an unusual trip to Moscow's traditional ally by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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U.S. will send more flights to bring back citizens from Hubei province - Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States will send a handful of more flights to China to bring back U.S. citizens from Hubei province, the epicenter of a virus epidemic.
Reuters - Published

Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

U.S. 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..
Reuters - Published

Pompeo visits Belarus as Minsk's ties with Moscow fray

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Belarus on Saturday, seeking to "normalize" ties at a time when relations between Minsk and its traditional ally Russia are under strain.
Reuters - Published

Pompeo says Zelenskiy White House visit not conditional on Biden probes

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that a prospective visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to the White House was not conditional on Ukraine opening an investigation into..
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Pompeo pledges support for Ukraine as impeachment trial rumbles

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored Washington's support for Ukraine on a visit to Kiev on Friday, as both countries sought to smooth over relations buffeted by the impeachment trial of..
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Pompeo assures Ukraine of support against Russia: Ukraine statement

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Ukraine of Washington's full support in stopping Russian aggression, the Ukrainian government said in a statement on Friday after Pompeo met Foreign Minister..
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Pompeo backs 'Five Eyes' intelligence sharing despite UK decision on Huawei

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo endorsed Britain's role on Thursday in a privileged system for sharing U.S. intelligence, playing down a rift over London's decision to allow a Chinese firm to help..
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Pompeo plays down rift with Britain over Huawei, but steadfast on Chinese threat

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday sought to defuse tension over Britain's decision to allow China's Huawei a role in its communication network, but described the Chinese Communist Party..
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U.S. sees Chinese communist party as 'central threat of our times,' Pompeo says

China is the central threat of our times and the United States and its allies must ensure they have the military and technological power to ensure that this century is governed by Western principles,..
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Top Chinese, U.S. diplomats discuss coronavirus situation

China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi discussed the coronavirus outbreak with U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday, telling him that Beijing has the confidence and ability to win the battle..
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U.S. House committee says Pompeo agrees to testify on Iran, Iraq policy

A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to testify at a public hearing on Iran and Iraq policy, after..
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Pompeo expresses outrage over Iran's targeting of U.S. facilities in Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed outrage in a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi at the continued assaults by Iran's armed groups targeting U.S. facilities in..
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Iraq's Abdul Mahdi stresses the importance of de-escalation in the region

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi stressed, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, the importance of de-escalation in the region, according to a statement from his..
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Reported Pompeo comments put Ukraine in awkward spot before visit

Reported comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appearing to play down Ukraine's importance to Americans have put Kiev in an awkward spot days before Pompeo is due to visit.
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Pompeo accuses radio reporter of "shameful" lying after testy interview

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused a National Public Radio reporter of lying to him and violating "the basic rules of journalism and decency" after she said Pompeo repeatedly..
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U.S. calls on Haiti to set a date for elections: Pompeo

Haiti should set a date for elections, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, more than a week after Haiti's president began ruling by decree.
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Pompeo says real reform key to international aid for Lebanon

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday only a Lebanese government "capable and committed to undertaking real and tangible reforms will restore investor confidence and unlock..
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Pompeo says will travel to Ukraine 'before too long' amid impeachment trial

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he would travel to Ukraine sometime soon, but gave no date for his planned visit to the country central to President Donald Trump's Senate..
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U.S. Secretary of State cautions nations against taking 'easy money' from China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday cautioned nations against taking "easy money" from China, warning it could be counterproductive.
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Pompeo says U.S. not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc Caricom

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc Caricom after some governments voiced discontent that only certain countries had been..
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China says Pompeo spoke 'irresponsibly' in Costa Rica remarks

China said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke "irresponsibly" in remarks he made criticizing Chinese economic cooperation during a visit to Costa Rica.
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