US Secretary of State
Pompeo meets with Taliban negotiators in Qatar ahead of US troop withdrawal
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.
Pompeo encourages Saudis to normalize with Israel
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.
Pompeo seeks coalition against China's 'bullying'
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."
US chief diplomat Pompeo backs coronavirus Wuhan lab claims
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.
Mike Pompeo tours Germany amid tense relations
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.
US backs Saudi 'right to defend itself' after 'act of war,' secretary of state says
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.
EU foreign ministers talk Iran nuclear deal in Brussels
EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal were to meet in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise stopover in Brussels.
US asks India and Pakistan to 'exercise restraint'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with India and Pakistan's foreign ministers. He urged both nations to 'prioritize direct communication' as tensions remain high, following India's air strikes on Pakistani soil.