13 Jan 2021
The top US diplomat has claimed, without evidence, that the Islamist militant group has established a new base of operations in Iran, moving away from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
23 Nov 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with negotiators from the Afghan government and the Taliban separately in Doha. A senior official said negotiators were "very close" to breaking a longstanding deadlock.
15 Oct 2020
During a joint press conference with Saudi Prince Faisal bin Farhan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo encourages Saudi Arabia to recognize Israel, in what would be a massive boost for the Jewish state amid normalization by two other Gulf Arab kingdoms.
18 Aug 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged the Czech Republic not to team up with Russia and China on energy policy. During a visit to Prague, he called the recent Belarus unrest a sign of creeping "authoritarianism."
22 Jul 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has backed the UK's tough stance on Beijing, urging the international community to create an alliance against China's "bullying."
1 Jun 2020
Washington says it plans to revoke sanction waivers for firms from the three European countries operating in Iran. Their foreign ministries say the joint projects ensure the Islamic Republic's nuclear program is safe.
4 May 2020
What started as an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory has received a second major boost from the Trump administration. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China has a history of running substandard laboratories.
26 Jan 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Washington plans to do more to support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido. Guaido, who was defying a travel plan to speak in Colombia, plans to travel on to Europe.
14 Dec 2019
Sergey Lavrov discussed a host of issues with Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, including arms control and Ukraine. Lavrov repeated his denial that Russia intervened in the US presidential election.
12 Nov 2019
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun an official visit to Germany. Relations between the NATO allies are at a low, but an recent announcement by one of Angela Merkel's ministers seemed to nod to US complaints.
22 Sep 2019
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said it would retaliate if targeted.
9 Aug 2019
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Russia and other countries have been trying to undermine our elections for years. Pompeo appears on the speaks on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." This episode was recorded on July 29 at the Economic Club in Washington.