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# mike-pompeo - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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.

# mike-pompeo - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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.

# mike-pompeo - Saturday 16 May, 2020

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 - Sunday 3 May, 2020

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.

# mike-pompeo - Thursday 23 January, 2020

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.

# mike-pompeo - Thursday 2 January, 2020

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 - Monday 30 December, 2019

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.

# mike-pompeo - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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.

# mike-pompeo - Monday 18 November, 2019

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

# mike-pompeo - Friday 8 November, 2019

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”.

# mike-pompeo - Saturday 28 September, 2019

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.

# mike-pompeo - Friday 27 September, 2019

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.

# mike-pompeo - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war' Response This post contains videos

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 - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'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”.

# mike-pompeo - Thursday 8 August, 2019

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.

# mike-pompeo - Friday 2 August, 2019

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.

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.

# mike-pompeo - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

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.

# mike-pompeo - Friday 19 October, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Thursday 18 October, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Sunday 7 October, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Saturday 4 August, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Monday 23 July, 2018

'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.

# mike-pompeo - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'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.

# mike-pompeo - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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.

# mike-pompeo - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'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.

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

# mike-pompeo - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

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.