US President Donald Trump adopts a conciliatory tone this week toward Europe’s approach to Huawei Technologies Co.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautions corporate America on doing business with China's Xinjiang region, likening the mass incarceration of Muslims to Nazi abuses.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Kuwait as well as several Arab capitals as part of the strategic dialogue between the two countries.
Pompeo says the US will continue to have a conversation with the crown prince and the Saudis about ensuring the accountability with respect to the unacceptable murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Pompeo says the US is confident in achieving an outcome where Syrian Kurds are protected and Turks can defend their country from terrorists.
Pompeo said Kim told him he was committed to the promises he had made to Trump during their first summit.
A visit to the US capital by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho would be another landmark in the rapidly warming relationship between the two countries.
Pompeo says the challenge related to security for the southern border is a challenge for American sovereignty.
Pompeo and Kim also agreed to form a working group to discuss the denuclearisation process and the second summit,
Pompeo departed from Tokyo, where he spent the first leg of a tour that will include stops in Pyongyang, South Korea and China.
Despite Kim's pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, Japan still considers North Korea to be a "dire threat".
Pompeo will spend less than a day on the ground in Pyongyang on Sunday meeting with Kim and seeking to flesh out US expectations for his regime to denuclearize.
Pompeo has been a chief proponent of Trump’s efforts to confront Iran.
The reimposition of US sanctions has added to Iran's economic woes, fuelling strikes and protests across the country and political spectrum.
Pompeo has pressed for tangible steps toward North Korea's abandonment of its nuclear arsenal while Pyongyang is demanding that Washington first make concessions of its own.
In the weeks since the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, the administration has struggled to show any signs of progress in its efforts to dismantle North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.
Pompeo's North Korea trip will not take place as negotiations have all but deadlocked since the summit in Singapore.
Washington has pressured Pakistan for years to crack down on the branches of the Taliban and the notorious Haqqani network operating in the country.
Stephen Biegun, who is retiring as Ford's vice president for international governmental affairs, had been considered for the post of Trump's national security advisor.
Pompeo said exerting pressure on Tehran is meant to push back Iranian malign activity, adding that Iranians are unhappy with their own leadership's failure to deliver on economic promises.
Pompeo pressed Southeast Asian nations to maintain sanctions on North Korea but said he was optimistic that the deal to end the North's nuclear programme would be implemented.
Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, and his Reuters colleague, Wa Lone, 32, are facing up to 14 years in prison in Myanmar for allegedly violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
It was important to maintain diplomatic and economic pressure, Pompeo said, adding the United States took very seriously any relaxation of UN sanctions against North Korea.
The United States said earlier this week it would invest US$113 million in technology, energy and infrastructure initiatives in emerging Asia.