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Mike Pompeo talks Iran, oil, Russia and China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble to discuss some of the most pressing geopolitical matters for the United States tod...

Mike Pompeo talks Iran, oil, Russia and China

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Mike Pompeo discusses Iran, oil, Russia and China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble for a wide-ranging interview about some of the most pressing geopolitical matters for the United States today....
08:39, 05/12/2019

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Mike Pompeo Meets Saudi King For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with Saudi leaders ahead of new sanctions on Tehran in a standoff sparked by Washington's withdrawal from a nuclear deal....
15:39, 06/24/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates about countering the military threat from Iran by building a broad, global coalition that include...
05:00, 06/25/2019

U.S.'s Pompeo to hold talks on Iran in Brussels on way to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will cancel the Moscow leg of his Russia trip, but will meet President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Black Sea resort of Sochi as planned on Tuesday, a State Department official said....
06:00, 05/13/2019

Pompeo to hold talks on Iran in Brussels en route to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will cancel the Moscow leg of his Russia trip, but will meet President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Black Sea resort of Sochi as planned on Tuesday, a State Department official said....
08:39, 05/13/2019

China Oil Trader Sanctioned For Violating Iran Restrictions: Mike Pompeo The United States is placing a leading Chinese oil importer on its sanctions blacklist for trading in Iranian crude, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday....
19:26, 07/22/2019

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China and the Iran conflict Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the current U.S. conflict with Huawei, and the Trump Administration's positions on Iran....
17:26, 05/23/2019

Mike Pompeo releases human trafficking report citing China, Iran, North Korea as offenders U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said human trafficking is a "stain" on humanity that violates basic human rights and named China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba among the worst offenders....
16:52, 06/20/2019

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good thing for him."...
05:13, 05/12/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveling to Russia next week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and foreign minister Sergey Lavrov next week during a trip to Sochi, Russia, the State Department announced Friday....
18:13, 05/10/2019

Mike Pompeo Tells Russia: Don't Meddle In Next US Presidential Election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Mike Pompeo: ‘Crazy talk’ to suggest Trump is soft on Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was “crazy talk” to suggest that President Trump was going soft on Russia compared to China, North Korea and Iran — particularly in light of the special counsel’s report about Russian election meddling. ”Boy, th...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Mike Pompeo Is ‘Very Hopeful’ That U.S.-North Korea Talks Will Restart Soon (BANGKOK) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s very hopeful for a quick resumption in nuclear talks with North Korea despite the North’s recent weapons tests that have clouded already uncertain prospects for a r...
22:26, 07/31/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Russia not to interfere in 2020 election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Not to Meddle in 2020 Elections (SOCHI, Russia) — On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in U.S. elections. At a news conference following ...
22:26, 05/14/2019

S Jaishankar, Mike Pompeo Hold Talks To Strengthen Indo-US Partnership External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his American counterpart Mike Pompeo today and discussed ways to strengthen the Indo-US strategic partnership....
14:26, 06/26/2019

Mike Pompeo, Sergei Lavrov talk in Russia ahead of Vladimir Putin meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov for three hours Tuesday before a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss relations....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Trade, Russia Arms Deal In Focus As Mike Pompeo Meets PM Modi: 10 Points US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi this morning. He will also hold talks with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar this afternoon. Terrorism, H-1B visas, trade,......
08:13, 06/26/2019

Mike Pompeo says US believes Iran is behind attack on tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington believes Iran is behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The top US diplomat told reporters in Washington that the attacks on the ships are part of a “campaign” of “e...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo: Iran responsible for attacks on 2 tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf Thursday. Pompeo said the attacks are part of a "campaign" of "escalating tension" by Iran. (June 13)  ...
02:00, 06/14/2019

US ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo The US secretary of state's statement came a day after Iranian President Rouhani suggested that Tehran was not opposed to talks with Washington. US-Iran tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Hope US-North Korea Talks Resume In "Coming Weeks": Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday downplayed North Korea's latest missile launches, saying they won't alter the prospects for negotiations on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons....
13:26, 08/08/2019

Would Go To Iran If Needed, Directly Speak To People: Mike Pompeo USSecretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was willing to go to Iran for talks amid tensions between Tehran and Washington, but also called on Japan, Britain and other nations to join a maritime force......
12:13, 07/26/2019

Mike Pompeo Says Iran Aimed At Oil Markets In UAE Ship Attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Iran was trying to raise the price of oil when it allegedly attacked oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
06:26, 05/31/2019

Europe urges Mike Pompeo and US to show restraint towards Iran Jeremy Hunt warns of conflict erupting in the Gulf by accident after Saudi ships sabotagedThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has been urged by European leaders to show maximum restraint towards Iran after Saudi Arabia confirmed that two of its v...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Terror, H-1B, Iran Oil To Top Agenda Of S Jaishankar-Mike Pompeo Meet Terrorism, H1B visas, trade and the situation arising out of US sanctions on buying oil from Iran, will be among a host of issues on the table when External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds talks......
16:13, 06/25/2019

Iran Invites Mike Pompeo For Interview By Reporter Once Detained In US Iran on Sunday invited Mike Pompeo to be interviewed by a state television anchor who was once detained in America, after the top US diplomat said he was willing to talk to its people....
14:13, 07/28/2019

Mike Pompeo Sets Out to Build a Global Coalition Against Iran (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military st...
11:00, 06/24/2019

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campaign against Tehran in a bid to force it to abandon......
07:00, 07/09/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s navy chief warned Iranian forces wouldn’t hesitate t...
15:52, 06/24/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness”, as Tehran took the first conditional s...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Iran rejects Mike Pompeo’s offer to visit as a ‘hypocritical gesture’ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has dismissed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s offer to visit and address the Iranian people as a “hypocritical gesture.” “You don’t need to come to Iran,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...
12:52, 07/31/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell T...
04:13, 05/22/2019

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Mike Pompeo Says US Not Asking ASEAN Allies To "Choose" On China US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Thursday that Washington was not asking Southeast Asian nations to "choose" between his country and rival power China, as he trailed a rebooted security and......
15:39, 08/01/2019

On Surprise Iraq Visit, Mike Pompeo Speaks Of "Imminent" Iran Threat Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Baghdad where he accused Tehran of planning "imminent"......
02:39, 05/08/2019

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Putin and top officials, he also discussed ways to mend US-Russia ties....
03:52, 05/15/2019

Pompeo, Russia's Lavrov to hold talks in Sochi on May 14: RIA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the southern Russian city of Sochi on May 14, the RIA news agency cited a source in Russia's foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo Decries China's 'Bad Behaviour', Defends US Tariffs U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behaviour" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating......
08:52, 08/02/2019

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher to push for harder line on China US secretary of state again calls on UK to resist Huawei’s efforts to gain access to 5G networksThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, again urg...
19:26, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher in warning to UK over Huawei and China - video The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, again urging the UK to resist efforts by Huawei to gain access to Britain's new 5G network.Mike Pompeo in...
23:26, 05/08/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
08:13, 07/19/2019

Pompeo traveling to Russia to hold high-level talks with Putin Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin for the highest-level talks in 10 months, it was announced Friday. Pompeo will arrive in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Sunday and stay through Tuesday for the t...
21:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
00:52, 05/08/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran. BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran....
23:26, 05/07/2019

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of prejudice and arrogance."...
16:13, 06/04/2019

Iran Rejects Pompeo's Offer of Talks with 'No Preconditions' Tehran officials said the secretary of state’s suggestion amounted to “word play,” given the Trump administration’s escalating campaign of maximum pressure....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran that have sparked fears of conflict, Pompeo was meet...
15:39, 06/02/2019

Pompeo in Mideast talks on building a coalition against Iran US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Gulf Arab allies about building out a global coalition with Asian and European countries to counter Iran...
18:52, 06/24/2019

Pompeo offers to open Iran talks with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is ready to enter into talks with Iran​ about its nuclear program but will maintain pressure to force the Islamic Republic to rein in its “malign activity.” ​”We’re prepar...
19:39, 06/02/2019

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a time of heightened fears of a clash between the US and Iran, a Moscow ally.The US secretary of state...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their talks....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Pompeo Issues Warning to China, Russia on Arctic The U.S. warned against encroachment in the Arctic by China and Russia, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on nations with Arctic territory to guard against aggressive action in an area that has attracted global competition....
22:26, 05/06/2019

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
23:39, 05/21/2019

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to de-escalate tensions....
05:00, 06/24/2019

Pompeo: Russia is "aggressive" in Arctic, China's work there also needs watching U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there had to be watched closely as well, amid growing divisions in the polar region over global warming and access to minerals....
18:00, 05/06/2019

China, climate, Russia to dominate Pompeo Europe tour WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is energizing its campaign to counter China’s growing global influence as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Europe this week on a four-nation trip. The trip will also highlight disputes with Russ...
21:39, 05/05/2019

Pompeo’s Sochi summit could help drive ‘wedge’ between Russia, China: source Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, despite nixing a planned trip to Moscow, still is expected to travel to Sochi, Russia on Tuesday for high-level meetings with Vladimir Putin and other senior Kremlin officials—a trip that one source said could result i...
22:39, 05/13/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 'smears' China on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests China stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, as its embassy in Washington criticized a senior U.S. official.        ...
10:26, 06/04/2019

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said "decades of bad behavior" from China have hampered free trade and prompted tariffs and other action from Washington....
05:13, 08/02/2019

Secretary of State in Russia for Talks to Include Arms Control and Iran (MOSCOW) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday arrived in Russia for talks that are expected to focus on an array of issues including arms control and Iran. Pompeo landed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for his first visit to Russia...
19:39, 05/14/2019

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS -RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's Avrova operating system, the RIA news agency on Friday cited a Russian deputy communications minister...
13:00, 06/21/2019

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS: RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's Avrova operating system, the RIA news agency on Friday cited a Russian deputy communications minister...
11:13, 06/21/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pompeo's Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said on Friday....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Trump to begin nuclear bomb-reduction talks with Russia, maybe China, 'very shortly' President Trump said Friday that he expects to begin brokering a nuclear disarmament deal with Russia "very shortly," with a possible addition of China later....
01:26, 05/04/2019

United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking in Finland at a meeting of the Arctic Council, warned both countries against “aggressive” actions in the region....
23:13, 05/06/2019

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa May and Donald Trump today....
03:39, 06/04/2019

US-China trade war, Iran to overshadow G20 talks World leaders are gathering in Japan for what is expected to be a highly divisive G20 summit. Tensions over Iran and the long-running trade war between China and the US loom large over this year's meeting....
12:39, 06/28/2019

How de-risking US-Iran relations could help US-China talks Kingsley Jones of Jevons Global explains why he says it would make "enormous sense" for the U.S. to de-risk the Middle East conflict if it wants to reach an energy deal with Beijing....
17:00, 06/24/2019

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military and high-tech secrets from schools and research centers, many funded by U.S. taxpayers....
18:13, 06/05/2019

Security officials tracking 2020 election interference by Russia, China, and Iran Intelligence and law enforcement officials say they are tracking efforts by Russia, China, and Iran to influence voters ahead of the 2020 elections and do not believe hackers have been able to disrupt election infrastructure — so far....
02:13, 06/25/2019

How dare you ask Mike Pompeo that question? The secretary of state has shown a talent for pretending Trump doesn't say what he said — and ragging on interviewers who have the temerity to ask him about it....
22:39, 06/17/2019

Mike Pompeo: a bully boy calls at No 10 The visit of the hawkish US secretary of state poses problems for Theresa May and Jeremy HuntAmerican secretaries of state can be earnestly dull, like John Kerry, or plain brilliant, like George Marshall; Machiavellian, like Henry Kissinger, or inten...
18:13, 05/04/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
18:52, 05/01/2019

India, US Have An Opportunity To Move Forward Together, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Indian Prime Minister as a "new kind of leader for the world's most populous democracy", and quoted Narendra Modi's election slogan in Hindi, "Modi hai to......
09:00, 06/13/2019

Stop Trying to Make Mike Pompeo 2024 Happen Wednesday marks the first debate in the Democratic presidential primary, but Republicans are already thinking a bit further ahead to 2024. Including, apparently, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:39, 06/25/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
05:26, 06/22/2019

Trump Wants Troops In Afghanistan Reduced By Next Election: Mike Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump wants combat forces reduced in Afghanistan by the next U.S. presidential election, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, introducing a timeline to Washington's......
04:52, 07/30/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia in first of 5-nation swing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to meet with King Salman and discuss confronting Iran in the first of a five-nation tour by the United States' chief diplomat....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Mike Pompeo To Assure India US Is Not Planning To Slash H-1B Visas US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure India on a visit next week that the United States is not planning to slash visas commonly used by technology workers, an official said on Friday....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Mike Pompeo Says US Open To Dialogue With India After Trade Snub The United States is open to dialogue with India after taking away its preferential trading status, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as he prepares to travel to New Delhi....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo flies to Germany as first stop on Europe trip The US Secretary of State is hoping to persuade European allies that Washington is not looking for conflict with Iran. European states have been fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal amid rising tensions with the US....
11:13, 05/31/2019

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo To Visit India From June 25-27: MEA US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be visiting India from June 25-27, the first high-level engagement between the two countries since the election, the External Affairs Ministry said on......
16:52, 06/20/2019

Let's Defend Religious Freedom For All, Says Mike Pompeo On India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi, today said the US and India should "stand up for religious freedom". The comment is likely to raise eyebrows, coming on the heels......
18:00, 06/26/2019

Canada’s claim to Northwest Passage is ‘illegitimate’: Mike Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling Canada's claim over the Northwest Passage "illegitimate" in a major speech that is being criticized for being provocative and inaccurate....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo: U.S. prepared to remove troops from Afghanistan, no timeline set U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States is prepared to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, but has not yet reached an official agreement to do so....
10:26, 06/26/2019

India A Great Democracy, Says Mike Pompeo In Independence Day Message The friendship between India and the US has flourished into a strategic partnership in the last two decades and the two countries now cooperate on important issues from defence and counter-terrorism......
14:00, 08/15/2019

The risky game Mike Pompeo is playing with an ‘authoritarian president’ A nuanced portrayal hits at the core question for those who criticized and then served Trump: How much are you willing to sacrifice your principles? Pompeo has been willing to go further than most anyone....
03:39, 08/20/2019

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tu...
01:00, 06/19/2019

"Victory For American Diplomacy": Mike Pompeo On UN Ban On Masood Azhar Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist is "a victory for American diplomacy", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted today after the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief was blacklisted by the UN......
09:00, 05/02/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo To Visit India From June 25-27 In the first high-level visit from any country following the Lok Sabha polls, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be in India from June 25-27 and hold talks with the leadership here to......
07:52, 06/21/2019

Trump Took Tough Stand Against Pak's Support For Terrorism: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump's administration has taken a tough stand against Pakistan for its "unacceptable support" for terrorism in the region, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo Puts Off Greenland Stop In Second Cancellation In Week US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday put off a visit to Greenland, citing pressing business in Washington -- just two days after he also ditched a trip to Germany to fly to Iraq amid soaring......
08:00, 05/09/2019

US "Working Hard" With India To Help Grow Its Economy: Mike Pompeo The United State is "working hard" with the Indian government to provide the country with opportunities to grow its economy as a part of the Trump Administration's Indo-Pacific strategy, Secretary of......
06:52, 07/31/2019

Ahead Of India Visit, Mike Pompeo's Spin On BJP's Election Slogan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, scheduled to visit India this month, has put his own spin on the popular BJP election slogan--"Modi hai toh Mumkin hai."...
02:26, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
05:26, 06/22/2019

Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar’s comments on Venezuela ‘disgusting’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed back at Rep. Ilhan Omar for blaming the US for the violence in Venezuela – calling her comments “ignorant” and “disgusting.” The Minnesota Democrat claimed that the US created “the devastation” in the South Ameri...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Mike Pompeo Makes Congratulatory Call To S Jaishankar Before India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday spoke with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and underscored the Trump administration's strong commitment to work closely with India to advance the......
20:13, 06/20/2019

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
07:26, 06/13/2019

LIVE Updates: US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Meets PM Modi United States Secretary of States, Michael Pompeo, arrived in India late on Tuesday for a three-day visit. This is his first high-level engagement with PM Modi-led NDA regime after Lok Sabha......
08:13, 06/26/2019

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the security threat posed by Huawei, the administration's position on the Middle East and Iran, the prote...
17:52, 08/20/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Excited About How Much Money We Can Make From Catastrophic Climate Change Naysayers among us might look at the prospect of catastrophic climate change, and see nothing but doom and gloom: mass extinctions, flooded coastal cities, and other semi-apocalyptic outcomes for planet Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem. Secreta...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
22:26, 07/10/2019

Mike Pompeo Keeps Saudis Off US Child Soldiers List, Overruling Experts US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a US list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been......
02:00, 06/19/2019

Mike Pompeo rejects Canada's claims to Arctic route as 'illegitimate' Speech to Arctic Council delegates prompted frustration and surprise among experts and government officialsMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has rejected Canada’s claims to the Northwest Passage as “illegitimate”, in a high-profile foreign poli...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he...
21:26, 06/09/2019

US Will Help Japan And South Korea "Find A Path Forward": Mike Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington's two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea "to find a path forward" from their diplomatic row when he meets their foreign......
07:13, 07/31/2019

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world’s “high north” is first and forem...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Ahead Of Visit, Mike Pompeo Says Ties With India "Incredibly Important" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his visit to New Delhi this month will be focused on advancing the "incredibly important" ties with India which is a significant part of President......
07:00, 06/11/2019

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
18:52, 06/16/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes surprise trip to Iraq US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad over concerns Iran "is escalating their activity." The visit saw Pompeo skip a trip to Germany where he had been due to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo's India Visit Aimed At Deepening Strategic Relationship: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to India is aimed at deepening the strategic relationship with the largest democratic country of the world, the US said on Tuesday....
08:13, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump Calls Daughter Ivanka, Mike Pompeo "Beauty And The Beast" Whether he is tweeting from his bed late at night or wrapping up a historical visit to North Korea, US President Donald Trump never fails to raise a few eyebrows with his off-hand attempts at humour.......
14:52, 06/30/2019

State Dept. Officials Force Out Top Policy Planner and Adviser to Mike Pompeo Kiron Skinner, one of the highest-ranking African-American women in the department, oversaw a unit developing a long-term strategy addressing China and coordinating a new human rights panel....
05:39, 08/03/2019

Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, during which he emphasised on the significant role of Pakistan in the Afghan peace process and......
08:13, 07/24/2019

Mike Pompeo Urged To Raise Almond Tariff Issue With PM Modi During Meet Ahead of his visit to India next week, an influential American lawmaker on Friday urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take up the issue of increased tariff on almonds during his meeting with Prime......
00:13, 06/22/2019

Mike Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq after canceling Angela Merkel meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday after canceling a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the last minute....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo didn't raise Jamal Khashoggi murder in meeting with Saudi king Unnamed senior state department official travelling with Pompeo said the subject of the killing did not come upThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, did not discuss the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in a meeting with the S...
13:39, 06/25/2019

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have ...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Trump will be ready with 'pen in hand' to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, says Mike Pompeo The US will be ready with "pen in hand" to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, despite reservations from congressional leaders about a no-deal Brexit. "We support the United Kingdom's sovereign...
07:52, 08/09/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trump downplaying Moscow’s role in the crisis on the heels of his Friday phone call with President Vladi...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: no more election interference On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, the continuing political crisis in the South America...
17:52, 05/05/2019

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
20:26, 07/22/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes over Venezuela’s political turmoil and other issues. Pompeo will arrive in Moscow on Monday and ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Russia tells Pompeo: Enough mistrust, let's reboot our ties Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday it was time for Moscow and Washington to put aside years of mistrust and find a way to work together constructively....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: we're committed to improving ties U.S. President Donald Trump is committed to improving relations with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday during a visit to the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi....
17:39, 05/14/2019

"Can't Wish Away" Russia Defence Ties, Say Sources Before Pompeo Visit India will push ahead with its $5 billion air-defence missile deal with its longtime defence partner Russia despite threat of US sanctions, a stand that will be made clear to US Secretary of State......
13:52, 06/25/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential vote U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference by Moscow in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, saying such a move would seriously harm already poor relations....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet next week in Finland, as tensions simmer between the countries over the crisis in Venezuela...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections – and said Moscow must show that its purported meddling is over. If Russia meddles in next year’s election, “it would put our relationship in an e...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, has been confirmed once by the Senate. Should President Trump send him to Moscow, he would face a new hearing....
21:26, 08/20/2019

Pompeo says he told Russia's Lavrov election interference is inappropriate U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he discussed concerns about interference in upcoming U.S. elections with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday and told him interference was "not appropriate."...
01:13, 05/07/2019

Pompeo aiming to improve Russia relations during Sochi meeting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi that they were prepared to improve relations and find areas of mutual cooperation. Lavrov told the top US diplomat — who als...
20:52, 05/14/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo's remarks appeared to mark an escalation of the Trump administration's rhetoric on Venezuela.        ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says "We'd prefer a peaceful transition" from the socialist rule of Nicolas Maduro, the secretary of state says.        ...
22:52, 05/01/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a hardline toward Iran but still wants talks. She also pushed Congress on immigration. (June 24) ...
20:13, 06/24/2019

Pompeo says US ready right now to resume talks with NKorea WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is prepared to resume talks with North Korea “at a moment’s notice” if the North signals it wants discussions about denuclearization. Pompeo told reporters Sunday that h...
00:26, 06/24/2019

Maduro was ready to leave Venezuela but Russia convinced him to reverse course: Pompeo Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was prepared to leave the country on Tuesday morning in the face of a call for an uprising by opposition leader Juan Guaido, but reversed his plan after Russia intervened, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said i...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump wants Brexit impasse 'resolved soon' in order to strike trade deal with UK, Mike Pompeo says The United States has urged Prime Minister Theresa May and the Government to resolve the impasse over Brexit in order to push ahead with a trade deal with the UK....
19:39, 05/08/2019

US diplomat Pompeo holding talks with Dutch government U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting the Netherlands for talks with his Dutch counterpart that are expected to touch on rising tensions between Washington and Tehran as well as the crisis in Venezuela and NATO funding....
12:39, 06/03/2019

Secretary Pompeo to Meet With Putin as President Trump Seeks Better Russia Ties — Again U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo leaves for Moscow on Sunday, with President Donald Trump again calling for improved ties now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation. Pompeo will meet U.S. diplomats at the American Em...
16:39, 05/11/2019

"Great Friends Bound To Have Differences": Pompeo After Talks In India US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted to Washington having a divergence of view with New Delhi on issues such as trade during his joint press conference with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar in New......
14:26, 06/26/2019

Pompeo hopes U.S., North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could "be a little more creative" when the two sides restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program....
06:39, 07/16/2019

Pompeo says he hoped US, North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks "I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative too," says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
04:26, 07/16/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denuclearization. “We still have every intention of negotiating a good resolution with North Korea to get t...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Pompeo meets India PM Modi for talks on trade, defense U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for talks on trade and defense issues that have strained ties between the countries....
10:52, 06/26/2019

North Korea criticizes Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making “foolish and dangerous” comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to “change paths” if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down...
16:13, 04/30/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down....
12:39, 05/01/2019

Pompeo scraps Merkel talks due to 'global security issues' Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting and is silent on his next destinationThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has abruptly cancelled a long-established plan to hold talks with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, in Berlin, ci...
18:26, 05/07/2019

U.S.'s Pompeo faces thorny issues on India visit, from trade to Russia arms deals U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived on Tuesday for talks with Indian leaders in New Delhi, where he is expected to tackle a host of delicate issues from trade to India's longstanding defense and energy ties to Russia and Iran....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Maduro was 'ready' to leave Venezuela before Russia convinced him to stay, Pompeo tells Fox News The U.S. has learned Venezuela's disputed President Nicolas Maduro was "ready" to leave the country amid protest violence and calls for his ouster -- until Russia convinced him to stay, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Tuesday night....
01:39, 05/01/2019

Pompeo tells Russia to make peace with Ukraine, free captured Ukrainian sailors U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that he had told Moscow to free a group of detained Ukrainian sailors and to work with Ukraine's new president to bring peace to eastern Ukraine....
18:26, 05/14/2019

Pompeo says he would go to Iran 'if that's the call': Bloomberg U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Thursday that he would go to Iran for talks if it was necessary, amid tensions between Tehran and Washington....
01:13, 07/26/2019

Pompeo says willing to engage with Iran when time is right The United States will intensify its economic pressure on Iran until Tehran forgoes violence and engages with U.S. diplomatic efforts, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday....
01:26, 06/23/2019

Pompeo: 'We do not seek war' with Iran but U.S. will defend itself The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will retaliate if the country attacks American citizens or interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday....
08:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo While it is "unmistakable" that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to war with Tehran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks ‘at a moment’s notice’: Pompeo Pompeo said he hoped that a letter recently sent by U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would “provide a good foundation for us to begin to continue these important discussions with the North Koreans to denuclearize the pen...
02:39, 06/24/2019

Newcastle’s Mike Ashley in talks with UAE’s Sheikh Khaled over £350m sale • Hurdles still to be cleared before sale can proceed• Rafael Benítez’s contract as manager runs out on 30 JuneMike Ashley is negotiating the £350m sale of Newcastle to Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates but there remains a...
20:13, 05/27/2019

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- saying the threat from the regime is "real" and "credible." ...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Pompeo seeks 'global coalition' against Iran US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making surprise visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to ensure they are "strategically aligned" on Iran. It comes amid escalating tensions after Iran shot down a US drone....
05:39, 06/24/2019

Pompeo, Putin likely to square off over Venezuela and Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian hosts that the United States was interested in improving ties with Moscow despite a range of disagreements between them....
22:26, 05/14/2019

Pompeo crashes E.U. meeting but changes few minds on Iran The unplanned visit pits Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against European foreign ministers who fear that the United States and Iran are inching toward war....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Pompeo: Trump doesn't want war with Iran On a visit to the U.S. Central Command in Florida, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump does not want war and is only seeking to re-establish a deterrent to Iranian threats. (June 18)        ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation through vital shipping lanes in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
19:39, 06/16/2019

U.S. ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’: Pompeo Pompeo repeated long-standing U.S. accusations that Iran is bent on destabilizing the region, but he also held out the possibility of talks as President Donald Trump has suggested....
19:26, 06/02/2019

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict...
18:26, 06/02/2019

U.S. prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions: Pompeo The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
16:00, 06/02/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump....
05:39, 07/31/2019

Trump to meet with South Korea leader after Pompeo pushes for talks with North President Trump will visit South Korea this weekend to meet with President Moon Jae-in after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un raised hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear talks. The president will arrive in South Korea on ...
15:52, 06/24/2019

Despite missile tests, Pompeo hopeful North Korea talks will resume in weeks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was hopeful denuclearization talks would resume between North Korea and the United States soon, in spite of repeated North Korean missile tests and the lengthening delay in restarting the talks...
21:52, 08/07/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
23:13, 06/23/2019

Pompeo says he expects working-level talks with North Korea in a couple weeks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he expects working-level talks with North Korea to take place in a couple of weeks and that the United States still sees a diplomatic way forward to settling the conflict, despite Pyongyang's missi...
01:13, 07/26/2019

US diplomat Pompeo comes to Europe with a tough Iran message U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran to Europe for the third time this month, amid heightened tensions and a risk of open conflict that has unnerved American allies...
20:13, 05/31/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
21:52, 05/13/2019

Pompeo says U.S. sees activity indicating possible 'escalation' from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States has seen activity from Iran that indicated a possible "escalation," one day after the United States said it would send a carrier strike group to the Middle East to counter a "credib...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to engage with Iran about its nuclear program without pre-conditions but needs to see the country behavin...
15:39, 06/02/2019

Pompeo offers to travel to Iran after 'missile launch' The US secretary of state has said he is willing to travel to Iran for talks as reports emerged on Friday that the Iranian regime had test-fired a medium range missile....
13:13, 07/26/2019

Secretary Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United St...
17:39, 06/02/2019

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Pompeo sets out to build global coalition against Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. secretary of state says he will be talking to officials in the Persian Gulf as well as Asia and Europe as he sets out to build an international coalition against Iran. Mike Pompeo traveled from Washington to Saudi Arabia on...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, urging a period of calm ahead of talks between the European Union and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
14:26, 05/13/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called for restraint....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Pompeo: 'Of course' military option on table to deal with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is considering "a full range of options," including a military response, to combat Iranian aggression....
08:00, 06/17/2019

State Department's Pompeo says he would go to Iran 'if that's the call': Bloomberg U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Thursday that he would go to Iran for talks if it was necessary, amid tensions between Tehran and Washington....
03:52, 07/26/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
06:52, 05/31/2019

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran....
12:52, 05/31/2019

Pompeo says ‘no indications’ that Iran is changing its ‘malign behavior’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that there are “no indications” that Iran is willing to change its “malign behavior” -- as the Iranian regime continues to act aggressively on the world stage....
01:00, 07/21/2019

Mike Tannenbaum talks Jets’ Adam Gase hire, Baker Mayfield and Rex Ryan ESPN analyst and former Jets GM and Dolphins executive Mike Tannenbaum talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about preparing for Sam Darnold, Adam Gase’s qualities and his relationship with Rex Ryan. Q: You hired Adam Gase with the Dolphins. Did you...
12:39, 08/09/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Pompeo skips Moscow to meet with European officials on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Brussels for one in Moscow to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials. A State Department official says Pomp...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Pompeo says ‘lots of evidence’ proves Iran attacked oil tankers ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and the Trump administration is weighing all options – including military – in response. “The ...
02:39, 06/17/2019

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there ...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, Pompeo meets Europeans Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in Brussels with the main European powers on the crisis....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz and that the United States is ready to take action if necessary....
21:13, 06/16/2019

Pompeo meets Abu Dhabi crown prince, discusses Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday discussed countering the threat from Iran in the region with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Mission in the UAE said....
21:26, 06/24/2019

EU powers to discuss Iran deal as Pompeo heads to Brussels The European Union’s top diplomat says EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Brussels Monday to discuss ways to keep the pact afloat as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the Belgian capital...
09:13, 05/13/2019

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
20:26, 06/15/2019

Pompeo, a Steadfast Hawk, Coaxes a Hesitant President on Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expanded his power during a vacuum in the Pentagon, but his hard-line policies on Iran are running into Trump’s isolationist instincts....
23:00, 06/22/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. Pompeo had been due to wrap up a trip to Europe on Thursday with a stop in Greenland aimed at promo...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions in the region. Iran’s naval commander Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi, meanwhile, warned that Irani...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela M...
10:13, 05/31/2019

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish....
04:39, 07/17/2019

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
04:52, 07/15/2019

Kremlin: Arms control, Iran on agenda at meeting with Pompeo MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will be discussing arms control, Iran and Syria at upcoming talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is arriving in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Tuesday for ta...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil....
01:26, 05/31/2019

Pompeo urges fresh thinking on Mideast, warns Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says greater cooperation and “fresh thinking to solve old problems” are needed in the Middle East — but he also warns that Iran and its proxies are continuing “to foment terror and unrest” in the region...
23:26, 08/20/2019

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to discuss the safety of Americans in Iraq and explain U.S. security concerns amid rising Iranian activity....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
06:00, 07/20/2019

Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign....
15:39, 06/02/2019

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
20:39, 06/13/2019

Iran denies it’s ready to discuss missiles despite Pompeo claim ​​Moments after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was open to discussing its missile program and President Trump ​touted “progress” ​being made in the escalating crisis, the Islamic Republic contradicted both men. At a meeting of T...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. ambassador says the situation in the Persian Gulf region is “very dangerous” and talks with the U.S. are impossible in the face of escalating sanctions and intimidation. The U.S. envoy says the Trum...
01:52, 06/25/2019

China's defense ministry says China-Russia joint air patrols did not enter territorial air space China's defense ministry said on Wednesday that China and Russia carried out joint air patrols on July 23 but did not enter territorial air space of any other country....
05:26, 07/24/2019

London's track star: TfL boss Mike Brown talks money, mayors and clean air From transforming the Northern Line to getting Crossrail 2 built, TfL boss Mike Brown's job is to keep our transport system moving forward. He meets Julian Glover at a new station in Battersea...
16:39, 07/08/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the face as escalating tensions between the US and Iran. Pompeo came and went in Baghdad in just four ho...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on ...
21:26, 06/16/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germany to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and instead made a quick in-and-out visit to Iraq....
13:39, 05/08/2019

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
01:13, 05/25/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
03:39, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Pompeo meets Saudi king, top prince to talk Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:50 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with Saudi King Salman and separately with Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...
13:13, 06/24/2019

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Pompeo warns of 'new turmoil' if U.N. arms embargo on Iran lifted in 2020 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the international community on Tuesday to work out how to stop Iran from being "unshackled to create new turmoil" when a United Nations arms embargo on the country and a travel ban on the head of Iran's elit...
03:26, 08/21/2019

Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran warns over nuclear deal U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Britain on Wednesday to pitch a post-Brexit 'special relationship' as Iran said it may stop complying with some parts of the nuclear deal which the United States withdrew from a year ago....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Iran crisis looms over Pompeo’s trip to Middle East, Asia Increasing fears of a military confrontation with Iran is overshadowing the secretary of state’s attempts to make progress in talks with North Korea....
04:26, 06/24/2019

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
17:52, 06/24/2019

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East on Sunday to try to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. drone it said entered its air space. Pompeo said U.S. intelligence services “should leave no doubt in anyon...
22:13, 06/23/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Dept U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
16:52, 06/26/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leaders amid trade tensions, Iran crisis The U.S. secretary of state and his Indian counterpart have downplayed growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, arguing that the two countries can work through their issues...
14:52, 06/26/2019

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....
05:00, 07/15/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washington and Tehran have been exchanging increasingly belligerent rhetoric as the day approaches....
06:26, 05/08/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said Sunday the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran "with no preconditions"...
02:39, 06/03/2019

Pompeo says U.S. trying to level the playing field with China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is seeking to "level the playing field" with China after decades of unfair trade practices....
16:13, 06/03/2019

China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
08:52, 05/24/2019

Pompeo to discuss Iran in Europe and make a side trip to a secretive conference in the Alps Secretary of state will meet with officials in Germany and Switzerland, where he will stop by an exclusive meeting where participants must vow to never say who said what....
18:39, 05/29/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf....
20:26, 06/13/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Monday, while warning the “whole world is waking up to the fact that this [Iranian] ...
19:13, 07/22/2019

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in Osaka. The two sides suspended the key INF treaty earlier this year....
00:26, 06/30/2019

What would Thatcher have done? Pompeo warns Britain over China and Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked long-standing ally Britain over its attitude toward China and Huawei on Wednesday, saying it could impede Washington's sharing of intelligence with London....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Pompeo criticizes China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries....
05:13, 08/02/2019

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', defends U.S. tariffs U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behavior" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
08:00, 08/02/2019

Pompeo Steps Up China Criticism: 'We Were Asleep at the Switch' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo escalated his criticism of China during a visit to Australia on Sunday, drawing a direct link between what he called one-sided trade deals and China’s ability to strengthen its military....
23:52, 08/04/2019

Will China’s Uighur Detentions Spur U.S. Sanctions? Pompeo Won’t Say The secretary of state’s remarks were another sign of the administration’s paralysis on imposing sanctions, as some American officials fear jeopardizing trade talks....
21:13, 05/05/2019

The Latest: China attacks Pompeo statement on Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest (all times local): 11:45 a.m. China has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of smearing its domestic and foreign policies in a critical statement he issued on t...
06:26, 06/04/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo ...
01:00, 05/08/2019

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan....
11:52, 06/24/2019

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
14:00, 06/20/2019

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist ri...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
16:13, 05/23/2019

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a U.S.-hosted conference on religious freedom....
19:26, 07/18/2019

No time to go 'wobbly': Pompeo scolds Britain over China and Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Britain on Wednesday it needed to change its attitude towards China and telecoms company Huawei, casting the world's second largest economy as a threat to the West similar to that once posed by the Soviet Unio...
19:13, 05/08/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Pompeo Calls China’s Treatment of Uighurs the ‘Stain of the Century’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s treatment of Uihgurs, a Muslim minority group, the “stain of the century” while speaking at a conference in Washington D.C. Thursday, Reuters reports. The State Department estimates...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations followed a previous round of consultations in February. Russia has sought to play power broker in Afghanis...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Russia keeps Ukrainian sailors in custody despite swap talks A court in Moscow ruled on Wednesday to keep 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia off the coast of Crimea in custody for a further three months despite recent talks between Moscow and Kiev on a possible prisoner swap....
18:39, 07/17/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest country report....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees living here...
16:52, 06/19/2019

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “stain of the century” with mass detentions of Muslim...
08:52, 07/19/2019

Pompeo tells Southeast Asia ‘imperial’ China can only be countered with US trade Southeast Asian nations should embrace U.S. investment and trade to protect their economies from a predatory China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued while traveling in Thailand....
18:26, 08/02/2019

China’s Arctic ambitions threaten the West, Pompeo warns in Europe China will cause economic and military havoc in the Arctic if regional powers fail to curb Beijing’s “pattern of aggressive behavior,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Monday....
23:13, 05/06/2019

AP Interview: Russia hails Norway-brokered Venezuela talks MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s envoy on Venezuela says the Norway-brokered talks between the South American country’s government and the opposition have raised a glimmer of hope for settling the crisis. Alexander Shchetinin, head of the Russian F...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Russia says world should foster Venezuela talks, not impose agenda The international community should continue fostering dialogue between the government in Venezuela and the opposition, but not in order to impose its own agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters during a visit to Havana....
00:26, 07/25/2019

Russia's Putin says ready to hold talks with Donald Trump President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he was ready to hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump if the chance arose, but thought Trump's re-election campaign could complicate U.S. Russia relations....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contaminated oil on the Druzhba pipeline, an aide for Kozak...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
04:26, 05/09/2019

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
05:26, 06/29/2019

Russia says it is ready to play role in Venezuela crisis talks in Oslo Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow was ready to play a role in talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in Oslo if the participants felt it was useful....
11:39, 05/27/2019

Russia, Turkey are in talks on joint production of S-400 missile parts: TASS Russia and Turkey are in talks about the possibility of jointly manufacturing some components of Russia's S-400 missile defense system in Turkey, the TASS news agency cited Sergei Chemezov, head of Russia's Rostec state conglomerate, as saying....
11:39, 07/22/2019

Russia to skip international talks on Venezuela in Lima: Foreign Ministry Russia will not be participating in international talks on the political crisis in Venezuela due to be held in Peru next month, its Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
22:52, 07/30/2019

Vladimir Putin: Russia open to new talks with U.S. to avoid 'chaos without rules' Now that the U.S. has left the 32-year-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Russia is ready to open discussions on a potential successor to avoid an arms race, Kremlin President Vladimir Putin said Monday....
22:39, 08/05/2019

Trump Re-Election Campaign Makes US-Russia Talks "Not So Simple": Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpart wanted, but added that Trump's re-election campaign could......
21:26, 06/20/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
12:52, 05/29/2019

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing all prisoners jailed for fighting human rights abuses in China....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
17:00, 06/30/2019

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs....
06:26, 06/04/2019

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russian and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Russia says it will counter new U.S. sanctions on Iran: reports Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Monday....
12:13, 06/24/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
21:13, 05/30/2019

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
16:39, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Netanyahu rallies US, Russia over Iran in Syria DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel, the United States and Russia have a common objective to r...
09:39, 06/25/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of pushing Iran situation to brink of war: RIA Russia accused the United States on Friday of deliberately stoking dangerous tensions around Iran and pushing the situation to the brink of war, the RIA news agency reported....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Russia warns the US not to provoke a war with Iran and 'show restraint' Russian officials have rounded on Washington's plans to send an extra 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, local news agencies reported said....
14:52, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Russia blames US for endangering Iran deal Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the situation surrounding the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord has been complicated by “irresponsible behavior” from Washington...
13:00, 05/08/2019

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Iran announces upcoming joint military drills with Russia Iran and Russia will hold joint military drills in the Persian Gulf later this year as part of a classified agreement to expand cooperation between the two nations....
19:00, 08/05/2019

Russia: Washington’s ‘irresponsible behavior’ endangering Iran deal TEHRAN, Iran — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the situation surrounding the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord has been complicated by “irresponsible behavior” from Washington. Lavrov is meeting with his Iranian counterpart...
13:26, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Russia blames US for pushing Iran to break deal VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s unraveling nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 5:00 p.m. A senior Russian diplomat says that U.S. sanctions have provoked Iran’s move to break the limit set on its uranium stockpiles. Iran ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Iran commander: There will be no talks with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the crisis over the embattled nuclear deal between Iran and world powers (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A top commander in Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard says Tehran won’t talk with the U.S., a day after ...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he’d be willing to negotiate if they called. “Today’s situation is not suitable for talks and our...
20:52, 05/21/2019

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
02:52, 06/09/2019

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. Asked during an interview on NBC’s “Mee...
22:52, 06/23/2019

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunday....
02:26, 05/20/2019

Russia to China in under 8 minutes Traveling between Russia and China is about to get a lot more scenic. The world's first cross-border cable car is coming, giving passengers a unique perspective of the two countries below....
16:00, 07/30/2019

U.S. Arranges Secret Talks Between Israel, U.A.E. Over Iran Israel and the United Arab Emirates held secret meetings arranged by the U.S. in recent months to share information and coordinate efforts to counter what they see as the increasing threat posed by Iran, according to U.S. officials....
22:52, 08/15/2019

'We only want to sell our oil,' Iran official says before nuclear talks Iran's main demand in talks aimed at saving its nuclear deal is to be able to sell its oil at the same levels that it did before Washington withdrew from the accord a year ago, an Iranian official said on Thursday....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
18:39, 06/02/2019

At U.N., Iran says atmosphere not right for U.S. talks, U.S. pushes diplomacy Iran's United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as "really dangerous" and not the right atmosphere for talks....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Trump willing to negotiate when Iran is 'ready' for talks The US would "certainly negotiate" with Iran if Tehran made a move, US President Donald Trump said after downplaying the Iran threat. Separately, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the time was not right for talks....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Trump says he wants talks with Iran, not a military showdown BLAMING BOLTON: The White House disputes the narrative that national security adviser John Bolton is pushing President Trump into a military confrontation with Iran, while members of Congress still complain they haven’t seen the intelligence that spa...
15:26, 05/16/2019

Iran tells Russia its partial roll back of nuclear deal is legal: RIA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Tehran's decision to reduce some voluntary commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers was legal, the RIA news agency reported....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Russia wants Iran to remain equal player in global energy market: Novak Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said after meeting his Iranian counterpart Bijan Zanganeh in Vienna on Monday that Moscow was interested in Iran remaining an equal player in the global energy market, according to a statement released by the R...
17:00, 07/01/2019

North Korea, Iran, Russia among least active in combating human trafficking, report says North Korea, Russia and Iran are among the nations cited in a new report as being among the least active in trying to curb the scourge of human trafficking, the form of "modern slavery" that's ensnared an estimated 40 million victims worldwide....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plans or risk war with Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday that it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East or risk war with Iran....
11:39, 06/18/2019

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The deal was signed Wednesday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vlad...
12:52, 06/06/2019

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear programme was conceivable....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Rivals Iran and UAE to hold maritime security talks Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with officials from traditional foe the United Arab Emirates (UAE) amid worsening frictions between the Islamic Republic and the West in the Gulf region, Iranian media reported....
14:26, 07/30/2019

Iran says U.S. cyber attacks fail, hints at possible talks Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had been a failure, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives....
12:39, 06/24/2019

Iran says U.S. cyber attacks failed, hints talks are possible Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran and more WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll meet with “a lot of different countries” during his third international trip in a month. Trump headed for Japan on Wednesday for the annual Group of 20 summit. He’ll then sto...
21:26, 06/26/2019

The Latest: UAE officials visit Iran for rare talks Officials from the United Arab Emirates and Iran have met to discuss maritime security for the first time in six years amid a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf...
13:39, 07/31/2019

Saudi Says Does Not Want War With Iran, Calls For Urgent Arab Talks Saudi Arabia has called for emergency regional talks to discuss mounting Gulf tensions, saying Sunday that it does not want war with Iran but is ready to defend itself....
22:13, 05/19/2019

European, US diplomats meet in Paris for Iran talks PARIS (AP) — The U.S. special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, is meeting with French, German and British top diplomats in Paris for talks on the Persian Gulf crisis at a time when European powers are trying to save the 2015 nuclear deal struck with Tehra...
11:13, 06/27/2019

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, saying the talks were "repetitive", state news agency IRNA reported....
08:52, 06/24/2019

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
23:13, 07/16/2019

Iran says progress at last-ditch nuclear deal talks 'not enough' European countries offered too little at last-ditch talks on Friday to persuade Iran to back off from its plans to breach limits imposed by its nuclear agreement with world powers, Iran's envoy said....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Iran's Rouhani: We're open to talks if US shows respect President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that Iran is not opposed to negotiations with Washington, but will not be pressured into them. Tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Iran Will Not Be "Bullied" Into Talks With US: President Hassan Rouhani Iran's President Hassan Rouhani stressed Saturday that Tehran will not be "bullied" into negotiations with the United States and laid down the Islamic republic's conditions....
01:00, 06/02/2019

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices....
22:26, 06/21/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with Iran....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the vast majority of the attempts targeting groups base...
04:13, 07/18/2019

The Latest: China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between China and the United States, and related developments (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation R...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday....
19:26, 08/05/2019

China Promises Further Military Cooperation With Russia China vowed to step up military cooperation with Moscow and accused the U.S. of undermining regional stability, a day after China and Russia’s first joint air patrol triggered a rare confrontation over the Sea of Japan....
16:00, 07/24/2019

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
19:26, 06/07/2019

Russia's MTS and China's Huawei sign agreement on 5G Russia's top mobile phone operator MTS and China's Huawei signed an agreement on Wednesday to develop 5G technology in Russia and to hold test launches this year and in 2020....
18:26, 06/05/2019

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft carrier headed toward the Gulf....
18:26, 05/10/2019

European Talks With Iran End, Leaving Nuclear Issue Unsettled Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Tehran will now decide whether to follow through on a plan to breach limits on how much nuclear fuel the country can hold....
01:39, 06/29/2019

U.S. says Iran is in breach of nuclear deal but repeats offer of talks The United States said on Tuesday that Iran's work with advanced centrifuges is a breach of the nuclear deal Washington has already pulled out of, expressing its concern while repeating that it is open to holding talks with Tehran....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump urged talks and said he could not rule out a military confrontation....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Talks with U.S. possible if they led to tangible results: Iran foreign ministry spokesman Talks between Iran and the United States would be possible if based on an agenda that could lead to tangible results, but Washington is not seeking dialogue, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday....
09:39, 07/29/2019

Hassan Rouhani Says Iran Favours Talks With US If It Lifts Sanctions Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran favours talks with Washington but the United States must first lift sanctions it imposed on the Islamic republic....
11:00, 08/06/2019

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Trump says no preconditions to talks with Iran; warns war would lead to 'obliteration' President Trump has expressed his willingness to open talks with Iranian officials without any preconditions – saying that he doesn’t want a war with the Islamic Republic, but if it comes down to an armed conflict it will be “obliteration like you've...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. But he’s also hoping that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon con...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
20:13, 05/21/2019

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
14:39, 06/13/2019

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, the Foreign Office said, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington after the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
13:52, 06/22/2019

Iran's foreign minister says talks on ballistic missiles with US possible Mohammad Javad Zarif offered an initially high price for such negotiations – the halt of American arms sales to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two key U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf.        ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

War or peace talks with Iran? Trump says he will wait to see how things unfold Trump also claimed Iran engaged in 'lies and propaganda' in claiming it has captured spies for the United States.        ...
20:26, 07/22/2019

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf....
20:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region, a presidency official said....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
12:52, 07/04/2019

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted, commitments met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions and met its commitments under a nuclear deal, state television said....
12:13, 05/29/2019

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
14:39, 07/04/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands....
17:52, 07/24/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not dare launch military action against us", the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Friday....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Iran's 'goodwill gesture' failed to open talks with Washington: report Iran’s release of a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency last month was meant as a “good will gesture” in an effort to open up talks between the U.S. and Iran, three Western sources told Reuters....
11:13, 07/10/2019

With Iran nuclear deal on brink, world powers in 'last chance' talks World powers will warn Iran to stick to the terms of their nuclear deal when they meet on Friday for "last chance" talks, but with Tehran feeling the pressure from punishing U.S. sanctions expectations of saving the 2015 accord are low, diplomats say...
12:39, 06/28/2019

There are surprising signs that Trump's maximum pressure on Iran could lead to talks To get there, however, Trump will have to navigate the greatest perils in U.S.-Iranian relations in recent memory – something he has done so far with a military restraint that has confounded his critics, Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe writes...
23:52, 07/27/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. 'should return to normal state' for talks: official website Reacting to a U.S. offer to talk with Iran without pre-conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday it was Washington that had left the negotiating table, and it "should return to normal state"....
23:39, 06/02/2019

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oil tankers off the coast of the UAE this month....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Sushma Swaraj Holds "Constructive" Talks With Iran's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Tuesday held "constructive" discussions with her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on all bilateral issues of mutual interests....
22:13, 05/14/2019

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Oman's top diplomat in Iran talks amid mounting Gulf tensions Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs held talks with Iran's foreign minister on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, as tensions mount in the Gulf between Tehran and Washington....
11:52, 07/27/2019

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Heading into what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, President Donald Trump will be forced to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list. Trump goes f...
08:13, 06/27/2019

President Trump Heads to Asia for Global Talks on Trade, Iran and More (WASHINGTON) — The fun and flattery are largely over for President Donald Trump as he embarks on his third overseas trip in a month, this time facing a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list. Trump he...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Iran rejects negotiations with the US while Trump offers either talks or economic ruin IT’S UP TO IRAN: While talking tough, President Trump made clear in his interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd that he has no stomach for all-out war with Iran. “I'm not looking for war. And if there is, it will be obliteration like you've never seen before...
13:13, 06/24/2019

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks Instex, a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions, is expected to be ready soon, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday, ahead of talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran....
08:52, 06/10/2019

China ‘has no interest’ in joining US-Russia nuclear deal MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country isn’t interested in negotiating a nuclear arms control treaty with the United States and Russia. Wang was in Russia’s Sochi for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lav...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Trump’s tweeting about Russia probe, China trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade talks with...
18:39, 05/11/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
11:13, 05/10/2019

China's Huawei Signs Deal to Develop 5G in Russia Huawei, considered a security threat in the US, on Wednesday signed a deal with Russian telecom company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year,...
14:39, 06/06/2019

Russia's Putin gives China's Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported....
13:13, 06/15/2019

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
09:40, 07/06/2019

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already volatile region, Russia and China have said....
08:52, 06/19/2019

China's CNPC to develop partnership with Russia's Rosneft China National Petroleum Corp will further develop its partnership with Russian oil producer Rosneft, CNPC's chairman said on Thursday at an economic forum in St Petersburg. (Reporting by Dmitry Zhdannikov; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jane M...
12:39, 06/06/2019

Russia and China want situation in Venezuela to stabilize: Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after talks in Moscow with Chinese leader Xi Jinping that Moscow and Beijing wanted the situation in Venezuela to stabilize....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products....
09:52, 06/19/2019

US warns China, Russia against aggression in Arctic region Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will compete for influence in the Arctic and will counter attempts to make the Arctic the strategic preserve of any one or two nations...
17:52, 05/06/2019

US vows to check 'aggressive' China, Russia in Arctic The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The US is set to strengthen its presence in the region....
02:13, 05/07/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
07:39, 05/10/2019

Brazil challenges Russia, China on Venezuela crisis Brazil’s foreign minister plunged immediately into the divisive question of Venezuela on Friday, urging his counterparts from BRICS nations Russia, China, India and South Africa to hear Venezuelans’ ”cry for freedom.”...
01:39, 07/27/2019

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the...
01:52, 06/08/2019

With an eye on Russia and China, U.S. defense secretary visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is set to meet senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation to deepen ties, as the Pentagon seeks to implement its strategy of focusing on countering China and Russia....
05:26, 08/08/2019

Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interviewEurope must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US, Angela Merkel has said before her final European ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Shunned by West and Wary of Russia, Belarus Gets Help From China A Chinese battery plant has raised the ire of some residents, but Belarus, like Russia, needs the economic lifeline and cannot expect much help from Europe....
12:52, 07/21/2019

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghani...
19:13, 06/18/2019

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
13:13, 07/15/2019

Iran rejects French call for wider talks beyond nuclear deal: state TV Iran rejected French calls for wider international talks over its nuclear and military ambitions, saying on Friday it would only discuss it existing 2015 atomic pact with world powers, state TV reported....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Army looks to missile defense to counter new threats from Russia, China The United States has not had to worry about an enemy attacking with fighter aircrafts, drones, or advanced artillery for nearly 20 years. That won't be the case in a potential fight with China or Russia....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Discussing Three-Way Nuclear Deal With Russia, China: Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday following his call with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow and Washington were discussing a nuclear deal that would reduce the number of weapons....
00:13, 05/04/2019

US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is moving to assert America’s presence in the Arctic. He’s warning China and Russia that the U.S. won’t stand for aggressive moves into the ...
16:13, 05/06/2019

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely complied.Read More...
19:52, 07/03/2019

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to hold the Chinese economy back....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/22/2019

US Will Lodge Formal Protest With Russia Over Naval Encounter Near China The United States said on Friday it would lodge a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest to Russia over what it called an unsafe and unprofessional naval maneuver by one its warships in the East China......
21:00, 06/07/2019

China's iDreamSky, Russia's Mail.ru form games partnership Tencent-backed Chinese video game publisher iDreamSky Technology Holdings and Russian tech firm Mail.ru Group's games unit said on Thursday that they would establish a long-term partnership to expand their global presence....
14:26, 08/01/2019

Angela Merkel clumps US with Russia, China as European adversary German Chancellor Angela Merkel considers the U.S. a global adversary, and believes Europe must "reposition" itself among world powers, according to an interview released Wednesday....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
02:39, 06/05/2019

China says its Russia partnership is designed to blunt US ‘strategic edge’ China and Russia are being pushed into a closer geopolitical partnership by President Trump's foreign policy decisions, a diplomat in Beijing argued Thursday....
04:26, 06/07/2019

China's Huawei signs deal to develop 5G network in Russia Huawei welcomes agreement in area ‘of strategic importance’ after meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Huawei, the Chinese technology company considered a security threat by the US, has signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to deve...
09:00, 06/06/2019

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "good" air or water and they don't fulfil their......
22:00, 06/05/2019

With an eye on Russia, China and a horse, Pentagon chief visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation as the Pentagon seeks to implement its strategy of focusing on countering China and Russia....
13:52, 08/08/2019

Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign ministry in Moscow said it would not be drawn into an arms race....
03:26, 08/21/2019

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponChina and Russia have accused the United States of stoking a new arms race by testing a cruise missile, just weeks after Washington withdrew from a cold-war era m...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Bolton warns China, Russia not to double down on support of Maduro U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them after Maduro falls....
01:26, 08/06/2019

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to reach an agreement in the tariffs war with the U.S. during meeti...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
17:52, 05/30/2019

U.S.-China Talks Stuck in Rut Over Huawei Progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal has stalled while the Trump administration determines how to address Beijing’s demands that it ease restrictions on Huawei Technologies....
23:00, 07/17/2019

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
23:39, 06/28/2019

U.S., China Conclude Trade Talks Negotiators made headway on thorny issues in the U.S.-China trade dispute, including access to key markets and how to roll back punitive tariffs, though Chinese subsidies and other sticking points remain....
18:13, 05/01/2019

France, Iran agree to seek conditions to resume nuclear talks by July 15: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialogue on the Iranian nuclear question by July 15....
04:52, 07/07/2019

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
13:00, 06/21/2019