Mike Pompeo

    • Pompeo starts from New Delhi his Indo-Pacific tour

      Pompeo starts from New Delhi his Indo-Pacific tour

      Washington's top foreign and defence officials reached New Delhi on Monday for the first leg of a four-nation tour, seen as an attempt to bolster ties and contain China's growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region, dpa reported. "Wheels up for my trip to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia," the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted on Twitter before departure.

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    • Iran announces end to 10-year UN arms embargo

      Iran announces end to 10-year UN arms embargo

      Iran announced on Sunday that a 10-year arms embargo by the UN Security Council had come to an end under the terms of a 2015 nuclear deal that it signed with world powers, dpa reported. "The United States is prepared to use its domestic authorities to sanction any individual or entity that materially contributes to the supply, sale, or transfer of conventional arms to or from Iran," the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement after the announcement.

       

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    • Pompeo visits Thessaloniki for the first time, security and business on focus

      Pompeo visits Thessaloniki for the first time, security and business on focus

      Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Thessaloniki, Greek media reported. Pompeo, who is visiting Thessaloniki for the first time, will sign a bilateral science and technology agreement, as well as host energy sector business leaders for a discussion to highlight energy diversification and infrastructure projects in Greece.

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    • US praises Serbia for designating Hezbollah a terror group

      US praises Serbia for designating Hezbollah a terror group

      The US State Department praised Serbia on Sunday for its decision to designate Lebanon’s Shiite Iran-backed Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization, news wires reported. Move by Belgrade was said to be part of US-brokered deal with Kosovo reached earlier this month. Pristina has already recognized both the military and political wings of Hezbollah as a terror group in June.

       

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    • US, Slovenia sign joint declaration on 5G security

      US, Slovenia sign joint declaration on 5G security

      During his one-day visit to Slovenia on Thursday the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo put on focus the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei. On the second leg of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe, he met Slovenian officials in the mountain lake town of Bled. Pompeo is to sign a joint declaration on “5G Clean Network Security” that aims to keep untrusted telecommunications vendors out, news wires reported. The declaration will commit “to protecting the privacy and individual liberties of the citizens of the US and Slovenia.”

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    • Pompeo starts his European tour from Plzen

      Pompeo starts his European tour from Plzen

      The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday kicked off a five-day tour of four European nations with a visit to the Czech Republic, news wires reported. He was welcomed by his counterpart Tomas Petricek in the western Czech city of Plzen where he took part in an event to commemorate the liberation of the city from Nazi occupation by the US military 75 years ago at the end of World War II.

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