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 2020-12-24 20:50 

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US says it will open a consulate in disputed Western Sahara...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says the United States will open a consulate in Western Sahara following President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Morocco's sovereignty over the disputed region. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...

 2020-12-19 14:44 

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Pompeo says Russia 'pretty clearly' behind cyberattack on US...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Russia was "pretty clearly" behind the grave cyberattack against the United States. He's the first administration official to publicly tie the Kremlin to the widespread intrusion at a time when President Don...

 2020-12-16 15:20 

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Secretary of State Pompeo quarantines after virus exposure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has come into contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining. The department said Wednesday that Pompeo had tested negative for the virus but was ...

 2020-12-10 20:06 

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State Dept: Pompeo's wife cleared of travel ethics charges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says a report by its independent watchdog has concluded that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's wife did not violate federal regulations or ethics rules by traveling with her husband while he was on official ...

 2020-12-04 19:47 

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US imposes visas restrictions on more Chinese citizens...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says the U.S. will impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas influence operations. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the restrictions will apply to Chinese Communist Party officials or ...

 2020-11-24 09:13 

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UN, partners seek funds for Afghanistan at donors conference...

GENEVA (AP) — Top officials including the U.N. secretary-general and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were taking part in a largely virtual pledging conference for Afghanistan, the latest effort to drum up aid and support for a country where Tali...

 2020-11-22 13:26 

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Pompeo touts Iran policy in Gulf ahead of Biden presidency...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is defending his tour of Arab Gulf states and the Trump administration's continued efforts to squeeze Iran, even as a new U.S. administration led by Joe Biden prepares to ent...

 2020-11-20 09:44 

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Pompeo visits Israel museum honoring Christian Zionists...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a trip to Israel with a visit to a museum in Jerusalem that honors Christian Zionists and was founded by a prominent evangelical advisor to the Trump administration. The museum visit cam...

 2020-11-19 10:22 

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Pompeo, in Israel, vows new action against boycott movement...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will regard the Palestinian-led boycott movement as "anti-Semitic4; and cut off government support for any organizations taking part in it. Pompeo announced the initiative Thursday...

 2020-11-18 07:01 

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Pompeo expected to visit Israeli settlement in parting gift...

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's expected tour of a West Bank winery this week will be the first time a top U.S. diplomat has visited an Israeli settlement. It appears to be a parting gift from an administration that's ...

 2020-11-18 06:38 

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Pompeo expected to visit Israeli settlement in parting gift...

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's expected tour of a West Bank winery this week will be the first time a top U.S. diplomat has visited an Israeli settlement. It appears to be a parting gift from an administration that's ...

 2020-11-17 11:08 

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Pompeo meets Orthodox spiritual leader in Istanbul...

ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo has with the Istanbul-based spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians during a short trip to Turkey that has raised the ire of Turkish officials and includes no meetings with any of them...

 2020-11-14 09:23 

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US top diplomat arrives in France on touchy 7-nation tour...

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Paris on Saturday at the start of a seven-country tour of Europe and the Middle East, a trip certain to be awkward since all the nations on his schedule have congratulated Joe Biden on his ...

 2020-11-13 17:22 

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Denying Biden's victory, Pompeo heads to Europe, Mideast...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After refusing to acknowledge President Donald Trump's loss in last week's election, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading overseas on a trip to Europe and the Middle East, to countries where leaders have all congratula...

 2020-11-13 05:40 

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Denying Biden victory, Pompeo heads to Europe, Mideast...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After refusing to acknowledge President Donald Trump's loss in last week's election, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading overseas on a trip to Europe and the Middle East, where leaders have all congratulated former vi...

 2020-11-11 07:11 

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Pompeo brushes aside results of presidential election...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is brushing aside results of last week's presidential election showing that President Donald Trump lost his bid for a second term. He's also dismissing as "ridiculous" questions about ...

 2020-11-10 22:20 

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Pompeo brushes aside results of presidential election...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is brushing aside results of last week's presidential election showing that President Donald Trump lost his bid for a second term. He's also dismissing as "ridiculous" questions about ...

 2020-11-10 17:27 

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US plans sale of F-35 fighter jets to UAE in $23B arms deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it plans to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth more than $23 billion. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said...

 2020-10-30 09:22 

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Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a five-nation anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam as the fierce American presidential election race enters its final stretch. With just four days left in the campaign in which C...

 2020-10-30 00:27 

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Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U,S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is wrapping up an anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam as the fierce American presidential election race enters its final stretch. With just four days left in the campaign in which China has be...

 2020-10-29 07:39 

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Pompeo, in Indonesia, renews China attacks as US vote looms...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Indonesia renewing the Trump administration's rhetorical onslaught against China as the American presidential election looms. With China a central theme in President Donald Trum...

 2020-10-29 06:46 

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Pompeo, in Indonesia, renews China attacks as US vote looms...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Indonesia renewing the Trump administration's rhetorical onslaught against China as the American presidential election looms. With China a central theme in President Donald Trum...

 2020-10-28 11:17 

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Pompeo says AES of US, PetroVietnam to sign $2.8B LNG deal...

HANOI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. energy firm AES and PetroVietnam plan to soon sign an agreement on a $2.8 billion liquefied natural gas project. Pompeo made the comments in pre-recorded remarks Wednesday to a business ...

 2020-10-28 10:02 

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Pompeo brings anti-China roadshow to Indian Ocean islands...

MALE, Maldives (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bringing the Trump administration's anti-China campaign to Indian Ocean islands considered particularly at risk for what American officials allege is Chinese exploitation. Pompeo visit...

 2020-10-28 05:22 

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Pompeo brings anti-China roadshow to Indian Ocean islands...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bringing the Trump administration's anti-China campaign to Indian Ocean islands considered particularly at risk for what American officials allege is Chinese exploitation. Pompeo i...

 2020-10-27 02:57 

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Pompeo, Esper driving US's anti-China message in India visit...

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense chief Mark Esper are in India to drive the Trump administration's anti-China message exactly a week ahead of America's presidential election. With President Donald Trump in a t...

 2020-10-22 13:45 

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US officials Pompeo, Esper to visit India for annual talks...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government says talks next week with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper in New Delhi will cover "all bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest." The talks are a...

 2020-10-14 04:13 

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Pompeo defends 12 Hong Kongers detained by China...

HONG KONG (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended the 12 Hong Kong residents who were detained by China while allegedly trying to flee to Taiwan by boat in August, saying that they had "committed no crime." Pompeo said in vir...

 2020-10-06 03:40 

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US, Australia, India, Japan to discuss China's growing power...

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, said they will take leadership in a regional initiative called "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" aimed at countering China's growing assertivene...

 2020-10-02 16:37 

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Pompeo pledges US engagement on the Balkans...

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pledged that Washington will remain engaged in the Balkans where China and Russia have been gaining political and economic influence. Pompeo spoke Friday in the Croatian Adriatic Sea ...

 2020-10-02 09:13 

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The Latest: Pompeo says he has tested negative for COVID...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump testing positive for the coronavirus (all times EDT): 5 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he and his wife have tested negative for the coronavirus after ...

 2020-10-01 10:49 

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Pompeo meets with Vatican after US-China tensions spill over...

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is at the Vatican to meet with top Holy See officials. The meetings with the Vatican secretary of state and foreign minister come a day after tensions over U.S. opposition to the Vatican's China po...

 2020-09-30 10:27 

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Pompeo urges Vatican to condemn human rights abuses in China...

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging the Vatican to join the U.S. in denouncing violations of religious freedom in China. He says the Catholic Church should be at the forefront in the fight to insist on basic human rights there....

 2020-09-29 07:37 

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Pompeo visits naval base on Crete on day 2 of regional tour...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting a U.S. naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete Tuesday, ahead of a meeting with Greece's prime minister on the second day of his trip to the country. Pom...

 2020-09-28 08:01 

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Pompeo meets with Greek foreign minister...

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, the first leg of a five-day regional tour that will include Italy, the Vatican and Croatia....

 2020-09-27 17:23 

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Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean tensions...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday, has had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Relations betw...

 2020-09-24 21:24 

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US hits Iran court, judges with sanctions over wrestler...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting an Iranian revolutionary court and several judges with sanctions in part for their role in the conviction and execution of a young wrestler. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo imposed the sanctions o...

 2020-09-24 10:07 

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Pompeo shatters diplomatic norms with political appearances...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is ignoring criticism and forging ahead with events that have overtly political overtones ahead of the presidential election. Pompeo is casting aside a long tradition of the nation's top diplomat ...

 2020-09-24 04:03 

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Pompeo shatters diplomatic norms with political appearances...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is ignoring criticism and forging ahead with events that have overtly political overtones ahead of the presidential election. Pompeo is casting aside a long tradition of the nation's top diplomat ...

 2020-09-19 19:34 

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Pompeo finishes Latin America tour with focus on Venezuela...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a tour of four South American countries. Three of them are neighbors of Venezuela, whose socialist government is under intense U.S. pressure. He met with Colombian President ...

 2020-09-19 00:06 

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Dems drop Pompeo contempt threat after records turned over...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee has dropped a threat of contempt against Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after the State Department turned over 16,000 pages of records related to a Senate investigation of Democrat Joe Biden'...

 2020-09-16 17:59 

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State denies improper IG firing, defends Saudi arms sales...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has denied charges of improperly firing its independent inspector general. Steve Linick told lawmakers in June that his office had been conducting inquiries into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's May 2019 em...

 2020-09-14 07:51 

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Pompeo tweet indicates US ambassador to China is leaving...

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to China appears to be leaving his post, based on tweets by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo thanked Ambassador Terry Branstad for more than three years of service on Twitter on Monday. There was no immediate...

 2020-09-12 21:09 

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Pompeo urges diplomacy in standoff over Mediterranean gas...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging for a diplomatic way out of a confrontation between Greece and Turkey over energy reserves in east Mediterranean waters. Pompeo said after talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anasta...

 2020-09-11 07:24 

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Pompeo says Afghan negotiations likely to be 'contentious'...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is warning that much anticipated negotiations between Afghanistan's warring parties are likely to be "contentious.4; But he says Friday that they are the only way forward if Afghans are...

 2020-09-11 06:03 

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Pompeo says Afghan negotiations likely to be 'contentious'...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is warning that much anticipated negotiations between Afghanistan's warring parties are likely to be "contentious.4; But he says Friday that they are the only way forward if Afghans are...

 2020-09-10 08:33 

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US to ASEAN: Reconsider deals with blacklisted China firms...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has asked Southeast Asian nations to reconsider deals with Chinese companies blacklisted by Washington for building island outposts he says Beijing is using to "bully" rival claimants...

 2020-09-02 15:33 

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US further restricts Chinese diplomats travel, meetings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is further restricting the ability of Chinese diplomats to travel, hold meetings with academics and host cultural events in the United States. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that senior ...

 2020-08-28 21:47 

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House readies contempt resolution as Pompeo defies subpoenas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel is moving to hold Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in contempt of Congress. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel of New York said Friday that the panel will prepare a contempt resolution for what he call...

 2020-08-26 11:34 

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Pompeo has closed-door meetings with Bahrain, UAE leaders...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has held closed-door meetings with Bahrain's royal family and top officials in the United Arab Emirates amid the Trump administration's push for Arab nations to recognize...

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