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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.
5 Aug 2019
Six explosions, one near a famous skyscraper, have hit Bangkok as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended a regional security summit. Unconfirmed reports suggest that other devices were found across the city.
31 Jul 2019
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks about ongoing negotiations with North Korea, illegal immigration at the Mexican border and the need to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Pompeo speaks to David Rubenstein at the Economic Club in Washington.
30 Jul 2019
US Secretary of State Pompeo said that the US wants to begin withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan by 2020. The introduction of a time frame on troop reduction comes as talks with the Taliban are due later this week.
25 Jun 2019
U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrives in India Tuesday fresh from a last-minute trip to the Gulf aimed at building a global coalition against Iran to tackle a different tricky subject: trade.
31 Mar 2019
The US is toughening a policy denying funding to foreign NGOs that perform or promote abortions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US refused to "subsidize the killing of unborn babies."
5 Nov 2018
Iran is bracing for renewed U.S. sanctions over the next few hours. These measures are targeting the oil sector, shipping and financial transactions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iranian crude exports are already down by 1 million barrels a day. Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
17 Oct 2018
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday (October 16) to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with King Salman.
9 Oct 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Beijing did very little to cool U.S.-China tensions. He met Foreign Minister Wang Yi who accused Washington of escalating the trade spat, interfering in Taiwan and also meddling in China's internal affairs.
31 May 2018
Wendy Sherman, who served as US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in the Obama administration, told FRANCE 24 of her concern at the possibility of an "Arab-Persian conflict" that would pit Iran against Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
24 May 2018
Brian Hook is a senior policy advisor to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
16 May 2018
US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US decision to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has turned the Middle East peace process into "mission impossible on steroids".

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