Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
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October 03, 2018 - 12:38 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In response to a U.N. court order that the U.S. lift sanctions on Iran, the Trump administration said Wednesday it was terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the two countries. The move is a largely symbolic...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finishes speaking about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington.
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September 18, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Susannah George, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people...
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A United Nations flag flutters in the wind next to the International Court of Justice in the Hague, the Netherlands, Monday Aug. 27, 2018.
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August 27, 2018 - 11:45 am
By Mike Corder, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Iran went to the United Nations' highest court Monday in a bid to have U.S. sanctions lifted following President Donald Trump's decision earlier this year to re-impose them, calling the move "naked economic aggression." Iran filed the...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, unseen, during their meeting at Merdeka palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
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August 06, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the U.S. policy is to levy "maximum economic pressure" on the country. In a statement, Trump...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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July 18, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, promising "big results" from better relations with Russia and hitting back at "haters." Trump made no...
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From left: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha speak with each other following a news conference at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo, Japan.
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July 08, 2018 - 8:34 am
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday brushed aside North Korea's accusation of "gangster-like" denuclearization demands. Pompeo maintained that his third visit to the country had produced results but also vowed that sanctions would remain until Pyongyang follows through on...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.
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June 19, 2018 - 8:08 am
By Jeff Karoub and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent...
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U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.
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June 13, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Anne Flaherty, Adam Schreck and Foster Klug, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Twitter Wednesday that there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a bold and questionable claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced few...
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University of Hong Kong students clean the "Pillar of Shame" statue
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June 04, 2018 - 10:03 am
HONG KONG (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged China to disclose the details of people killed, detained or missing during the Chinese military's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square 29 years ago. Pompeo marked Monday's anniversary of the...
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Kim Yong Chol walks out of a building after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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June 01, 2018 - 8:12 am
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Korean envoy is coming to Washington bearing a letter for President Donald Trump from Kim Jong Un. This has been going on for days. Like in the old days. Kim Yong Chol was spotted Wednesday at Beijing's airport, where he boarded a...
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