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Tag: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo blasts ‘harassment’ by Congress over impeachment probe

Pompeo has been accused of 'stonewalling' the investigation and trying to limit what his staff could discuss if they testify.

Pompeo confirms he was in on Trump call to Ukraine leader

US Secretary of State insists it was a legitimate conversation that focused on American policy priorities.

In Vatican City, Pompeo blasts China over treatment of Uighur Muslims

US Secretary of State says Beijing ‘demands its citizens worship the government’.

Missed deadline gets Pompeo subpoenaed by US House Democrats

Mike Pompeo is among a few subpoenaed by the House to aid in the whistleblower complaint investigations.

US slaps new sanctions on Chinese entities over Iran oil

Move leaves Chinese foreign ministry, which claims cooperation with Iran is legitimate, unhappy.

Pompeo urges world to resist China’s demands to repatriate ethnic Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says China’s campaign in Xinjian is not about terrorism but erasing its own citizens.

US blames Iran for Saudi oil attack

Saudi oil giant Aramco said the attack on Saturday had cut output by 5.7 million barrels per day.

Iran nafi dalangi serangan kilang minyak Saudi, sedia untuk perang

Setiausaha Negara AS, Mike Pompeo mendakwa Iran terlibat melancarkan serangan ke atas bekalan minyak dunia.

Iran threatens US forces after Pompeo accusation

The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says Iran has always been ready for a full-fledged war.

US blames Iran for Saudi attacks, ‘pretend’ diplomacy

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that there was no evidence the attacks came from Yemen, claiming instead that Iran was responsible.

US to rally support for Uighur treatment at UN

Though the United States has ramped up criticism of China's measures in Xinjiang, it has refrained from responding with sanctions over the issue.

US backs Israel’s right to self-defence in Lebanon border tensions

Concerns about a new war between Israel and Lebanon have flared in recent days after two drones crashed in Beirut's southern suburbs.

N.Korea slams Pompeo, warns hopes of talks ‘disappearing’

Pyongyang's angry words come as working-level talks with Washington remain gridlocked.

US to open direct talks with Yemen rebels

Tens of thousands of people have been killed since the Huthi rebels captured the capital Sanaa.

US, Southeast Asia to hold first ever joint maritime drill

The move is likely to further irk China in the wake of Washington's latest US$8 billion arms sales to self-ruling Taiwan, which Beijing views as part of its territory.

North Korea fires ‘unidentified projectiles’ into the sea

South Korea's military is keeping a watchful eye over additional missile launches by North Korea into its eastern coast.

Pompeo tells Trudeau US is focusing on release of Canadians in...

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau earlier said that his government had no intention of backing down in the dispute with China and would defend Canada's interests.

China threatens sanctions on US firms linked to Taiwan warplanes sale

The F-16 fighter jet sale to Taiwan comes as ties between Washington and Beijing are already strained by a trade war.

US Secretary of State Pompeo says ISIS strong in some areas

In Geneva, a senior Chinese official warns that there was a danger of Islamic State militants re-emerging in Syria.

US says China is destabilising Indo-Pacific region

China's increasing assertiveness, especially in the energy-rich South China Sea, has raised concerns within the region.

Pompeo hopes N.Korea talks will resume despite missile fire

More than a month after Trump and Kim agreed to restart working-level talks after their historic handshake at the DMZ dividing the two Koreas, the chances of meeting seem increasingly remote.

2 fake bombs found near Bangkok’s Asean Summit

The packages containing possible bombs prompted a brief scare, while police are trying to locate the suspect, believed to be a man in a yellow shirt.

Pompeo says US not asking Asean allies to ‘choose’ on China

Pompeo assures Asian nations that US remains as a key player in the region while China builds its military presence in the South China Sea.

China warns outsiders not to ‘sow distrust’ in South China Sea

China is strongly against foreign interferences especially by the United States over the South China Sea dispute.