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70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.

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Mike Pompeo: 70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.
Michael Richard Pompeo is an American politician, diplomat, businessman, and attorney who, since April 2018, has been serving 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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Trump orders bans on China's TikTok, WeChat [Video]

Trump orders bans on China's TikTok, WeChat

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled sweeping bans on Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing. Gloria Tso reports.N

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'TikTok may be banned in US,' says President Donald Trump [Video]

'TikTok may be banned in US,' says President Donald Trump

The United States may ban Chinese-video sharing app TikTok, said President Donald Trump, amidst rising tensions between Beijing and Washington on a range of issues. "We are looking at TikTok, we may be..

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After India, will US ban Tiktok?: Watch Donald Trump's response [Video]

After India, will US ban Tiktok?: Watch Donald Trump's response

US President Donald Trump has said that his government is looking at banning Chinese video-sharing application Tiktok. When asked a question on the issue, the US President said they are looking into..

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Pompeo calls for pressure on 'Frankenstein' China [Video]

Pompeo calls for pressure on 'Frankenstein' China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China on Thursday and said Washington and its allies must use “more creative and assertive ways” to press the Chinese Communist Party to change..

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WHO chief calls Pompeo remarks 'unacceptable' [Video]

WHO chief calls Pompeo remarks 'unacceptable'

The head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday that reported comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioning his independence were untrue and would not distract the organization..

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India is arising partner of US in defense and security: Pompeo [Video]

India is arising partner of US in defense and security: Pompeo

United States invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the next G7 Summit. "We have invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the next G7 Summit, where we will advance the international prosperity..

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No handshakes please: Pompeo welcomed to Copenhagen [Video]

No handshakes please: Pompeo welcomed to Copenhagen

Nordic foreign ministers welcomed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Copenhagen on Wednesday - but dodged his attempts at handshakes.

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Pompeo in UK calls for 'coalition' to counter China [Video]

Pompeo in UK calls for 'coalition' to counter China

The criticism came hours after Britain suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and blocked arms sales to it.

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Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat' [Video]

Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat'

[NFA] U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo encouraged other nations to follow the UK's lead and push back against the actions of the Chinese Communist Party. Speaking on an official visit to London on..

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Mike Pompeo praises the UK's response to China [Video]

Mike Pompeo praises the UK's response to China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulates the UK for their 'principled response' to China.Those measures included banning Huawei, allowing British National (Overseas) passport holders to come to..

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Pompeo praises UK for its response on Hong Kong and Huawei [Video]

Pompeo praises UK for its response on Hong Kong and Huawei

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has praised the UK's 'principled response' to Huawei and Hong Kong during a statement alongside Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in Westminster. Report by Bassaneseg...

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Pompeo meets with PM Johnson in Downing Street [Video]

Pompeo meets with PM Johnson in Downing Street

"Welcome to Number 10," Johnson said to Pompeo as they sat in the Downing Street garden for an open-air meeting.

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Mike Pompeo meets Dominic Raab at Lancaster House [Video]

Mike Pompeo meets Dominic Raab at Lancaster House

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab for a working lunch at Lancaster House in London. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Harry Dunn's mother makes appeal to Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo [Video]

Harry Dunn's mother makes appeal to Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo

Charlotte Charles, the mother of Harry Dunn, has made an appeal to Boris Johnson and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo as the pair met at Downing Street.

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Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo meet in Downing Street [Video]

Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo meet in Downing Street

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has sat down for talks with the prime minister Boris Johnson in the garden of Number Ten, ahead of a meeting with the foreign secretary Dominic Raab later today...

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Downing Street [Video]

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Downing Street

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Downing Street for talks with the prime minister Boris Johnson, ahead of further meetings with foreign secretary Dominic Raab. Report by Chinnianl. Like..

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White House to Make Decision on TikTok Ban in Matter of 'Weeks' [Video]

White House to Make Decision on TikTok Ban in Matter of 'Weeks'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated they are "certainly looking at" banning the app.

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Harry Dunn’s mother makes emotional appeal to PM to make son ‘top priority’ [Video]

Harry Dunn’s mother makes emotional appeal to PM to make son ‘top priority’

The mother of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn has made an emotional appeal for the Prime Minister to make her son “top priority” during the US Secretary of State’s visit next week.Charlotte..

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Explained: South China Sea's troubled waters [Video]

Explained: South China Sea's troubled waters

U.S. rhetoric is heating up on the South China Sea, a constant source of friction between China and five of its neighbours. Megan Revell unpicks the issue.

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U.S. to back nations whose South China Sea claims China violated [Video]

U.S. to back nations whose South China Sea claims China violated

The United States will support countries that believe China has violated their maritime claims in the South China Sea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday but stressed doing so in..

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Indians have done their best to respond to China's aggressive actions: Mike Pompeo [Video]

Indians have done their best to respond to China's aggressive actions: Mike Pompeo

Speaking on India-China border tensions, US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said, "I have spoken with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar a number of times about this. Chinese took incredibly aggressive..

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Trump Considers Banning TikTok [Video]

Trump Considers Banning TikTok

On Tuesday, President Trump gave an interview in which he said he was considering banning TikTok. Trump echoed earlier comments from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump implied a ban on TikTok would..

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TikTok, WeChat and 'untrusted' Chinese apps should be removed from U.S. app stores, Pompeo says

The U.S. wants "untrusted" Chinese apps removed from U.S. app stores, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, calling out TikTok and WeChat.
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Pompeo wants Iran arms embargo extension vote at UN

The Trump administration will press ahead with efforts to extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran despite widespread opposition to such a move at the world body, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
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Another Inspector General Resigns, Raising Questions About Pompeo

Stephen J. Akard became the State Department’s internal watchdog after his predecessor was fired by President Trump at the urging of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was under investigation.
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Pompeo says threats to US troops raised with Russia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he and his team have warned Russian officials about all threats that Russia poses to Americans and U.S. interests in various parts of the world. (July..
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Senate Democrats Issue Scathing Review of Pompeo’s Tenure at State Dept.

The report, which describes vacant key posts and a culture of disrespect and political retaliation, came days before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will give long-awaited testimony on Capitol Hill.
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Mike Pompeo likens China threat to 'Frankenstein,' says engagement hasn't worked

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo outlined a sharp break with decades of American foreign policy, pioneered by the Nixon administration in the 1970s.
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Top State Dept. Officials Enabled Misconduct by Pompeo, Whistle-Blower Said

A newly public copy of the whistle-blower’s complaint says that top officials who were protecting the secretary of state blocked the whistle-blower from addressing the issue internally.
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Pompeo touts 'pro-life' US foreign policy in Iowa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a gathering of Christian conservatives in Iowa the Trump administration is pursuing a foreign policy that's pro-life, pro-religious freedom and pro-national..
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Pompeo Says Human Rights Policy Must Prioritize Property Rights and Religion

In a speech, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was important “for every American, and for every American diplomat” to recognize how the founders understood “unalienable rights.”
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Pompeo talks Tik Toc, Chinese aggression and more

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rebuffed the Chinese social networking service Tik Tok Wednesday when asked about comments he made earlier in the week of banning Chinese social media apps,..
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Pompeo defends response to Russian bounty reports

Mike Pompeo defended the administration's response to the intelligence assessments that suggested Russia had offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying it was handled "incredibly..
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Pompeo’s Human Rights Panel Could Hurt L.G.B.T. and Women’s Rights, Critics Say

Human rights observers warn the document could be a tool to advance Mr. Pompeo’s religious beliefs and political aspirations, and not women’s and L.G.B.T.Q. rights.
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Top U.S, China diplomats meet in Hawaii as tensions flare

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday, in high-level face-to-face talks that have become rare amid tensions between the two strategic rivals.
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Top U.S, China diplomats hold 'constructive' meeting amid strains

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday in what Beijing described as a "constructive dialogue," amid a deep deterioration of ties between..
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U.S., China discuss need for full transparency to fight coronavirus

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi on Wednesday and discussed the need for full transparency and information sharing between the two nations to combat the..
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Pompeo meets China's top diplomat in Hawaii

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday, the State Department said, amid a deep deterioration of relations between strategic rivals that are..
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China says top diplomat Yang held constructive talks with Pompeo

China said on Thursday its top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held constructive discussions during their meeting in Hawaii and that the two sides agreed to continue..
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Meeting between Pompeo, and China's top diplomat Yang under way: official

A meeting in Hawaii between the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi began shortly after 9 a.m. local time (3 p.m. EST), a senior State Department official said on..
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Pompeo to meet Chinese delegation in Hawaii this week

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet a Chinese delegation at a U.S. military base in Hawaii this week to discuss bilateral ties that have soured deeply since the start of the year, sources..
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U.S.'s Pompeo to meet China's top diplomat in Hawaii seeking to ease tensions: media

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi in Hawaii, trying to ease tensions between the world's two largest economies over various issues, according to media..
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U.S.'s Pompeo plans to meet Chinese officials in Hawaii: Politico

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to travel to Hawaii to meet with Chinese government officials, Politico reported on Friday, citing two unnamed sources.
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Turkish court conviction of U.S. consulate worker harms relations: Pompeo

The conviction by a Turkish court of a local employee of a U.S. consulate undermines the trust undergirding relations between the two countries, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday.
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Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threatened by 'kangaroo court'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that Washington would not allow Americans to be threatened by "a kangaroo court," after President Donald Trump authorized sanctions against an..
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Pompeo Aide Who Pushed Saudi Arms Sale Said to Have Pressured Inspector General

Congress is looking into whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked President Trump to fire Steve Linick, the department’s inspector general, to retaliate for investigations.
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Pompeo defends US Govt. reaction to Floyd's death

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defends the actions of the Trump administration in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Pompeo denies there is an equivalency between repressive regimes around the..
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Pompeo welcomes agreement for U.N. Libya talks, urges speedy ceasefire process

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday welcomed the resumption of talks led by the United Nations between Libya's warring sides and urged speedy negotiations to achieve a ceasefire.
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Pompeo declined interview on Saudi arms sale, fired inspector general says

A State Department inspector general fired by President Donald Trump last month told lawmakers that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would not sit for an interview about the decision to justify arms..
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Pompeo aide tried to 'bully' ex-State Department watchdog and stop probe in Saudi arms deal, Dems say

The State Department's inspector general is probing two highly contentious allegations that touch on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's actions.
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U.S. rebukes China for border 'aggression' with India

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior congressional leader have reprimanded China for bullying behaviour towards India during a military standoff on their disputed border.
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Pompeo says U.S. considers welcoming Hong Kong people, entrepreneurs

The United States is considering the option of welcoming people from Hong Kong in response to China's push to impose national security legislation in the former British colony, U.S. Secretary of State..
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Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.
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Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also criticized Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, who has opened an investigation into the firing of the State Department inspector general.
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Instant view: Reaction to Pompeo's remark that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer qualifies for its special status under U.S. law, unnerving investors worried about the risk to the Chinese-ruled city's status as a global..
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Hong Kong no longer deserves special U.S. status, Pompeo says

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer qualifies for its special status under U.S. law, potentially dealing a crushing blow to its status as a major..
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Only 'remote' chance of recertifying Hong Kong autonomy in future, Pompeo says

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that China "has shed any pretense" that the people of Hong Kong enjoy the autonomy required by law, in a report certifying his..
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Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special U.S. treatment

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday China had undermined Hong Kong's autonomy so fundamentally that the territory no longer warranted special treatment under U.S. law, a potentially..
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Pompeo declares Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China in a move that threatens to escalate US-China tensions

The action follows a new China national security law for Hong Kong that bans treason and other perceived offenses in the semi-autonomous territory.
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Pompeo Says Hong Kong No Longer Has Autonomy Under China

The State Department announcement comes as President Trump weighs taking hard actions against China, which is expected to approve a national security law on Hong Kong on Thursday.
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China's planned security agencies for Hong Kong a 'death knell' for autonomy: Pompeo

Chinese plans to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law enforcement and what the United States branded a..
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China's plans for security agencies in Hong Kong will 'silence city', activists say

A Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law enforcement and what U.S. Secretary of State..
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U.S. condemns China's 'disastrous proposal' on Hong Kong: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rebuked China for its proposed national security legislation on Hong Kong, calling it arbitrary and disastrous and saying it could have an impact on the..
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Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on Official Trips

The meetings, often kept off his public schedule, have taken place as Mike Pompeo nurtures plans for a presidential bid in 2024 and as he considered a run for the Senate from Kansas.
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On Politics: Putting a Stamp (or Not) on Vote-by-Mail

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