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Turkey's Erdogan made clear Saudis are cooperating in Khashoggi probe: U.S.' Pompeo

Turkey's Erdogan made clear Saudis are cooperating in Khashoggi probe: U.S.' PompeoU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had made clear in talks in Ankara that Saudi officials were cooperating with Turkey’s investigation into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “He made clear that the Saudis had cooperated with the investigation that the Turks are engaged in and that they’re going to share information that they learn with the Saudis as well,” Pompeo told reporters aboard his plan after left Turkey.



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Mike Pompeo: Who is the US secretary of state and former CIA director?

Mike Pompeo: Who is the US secretary of state and former CIA director?Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has met with King Salman of Saudi Arabia to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post columnist is rumoured to have died under interrogation in Riyadh and President Donald Trump has vowed to “get to the bottom” of the situation. With the eyes of the world on the former CIA director, who succeeded Rex Tillerson in March, you might be wondering more about him.



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Mike Pompeo Looks Ready To Accept Saudi Arabia's Spin On Jamal Khashoggi's Fate

Mike Pompeo Looks Ready To Accept Saudi Arabia's Spin On Jamal Khashoggi's FateSecretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ostensibly



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Mike Pompeo Looks Ready To Accept Saudi Arabia's Spin On Jamal Khashoggi's Fate

Mike Pompeo Looks Ready To Accept Saudi Arabia's Spin On Jamal Khashoggi's FateSecretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ostensibly



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South Korea says Pompeo complained about inter-Korean military pact

South Korea says Pompeo complained about inter-Korean military pactThe deal was sealed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their third summit in Pyongyang on Sept. 18-20. During an annual parliamentary audit on Wednesday, an opposition party lawmaker asked Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha if Pompeo had complained about the agreement during a phone call reported earlier by Japan’s Nikkei newspaper. While maintaining that it remains in lockstep with the United States, South Korea has forged ahead with efforts to engage with North Korea, even as critics accused Moon of naively focusing on feel-good theatrics at the expense of real progress in persuading North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.



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Mike Pompeo Is Calling on Saudi Arabia to Investigate the Disappearance of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Mike Pompeo Is Calling on Saudi Arabia to Investigate the Disappearance of Journalist Jamal KhashoggiJamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist, disappeared one week ago



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Pompeo says U.S., North Korea continue to make progress toward denuclearization

Pompeo says U.S., North Korea continue to make progress toward denuclearizationShortly after arriving in South Korea following the visit, Pompeo posted a photo of himself walking along with Kim on Twitter, saying: “Had a good trip to #Pyongyang to meet with Chairman Kim. Thanks for hosting me and my team @StateDept.” Kim and Pompeo met for about two hours, including lunch at the Paekhwawon, or 100 Flowers Garden, a prestigious state guesthouse, according to a pool report. The brief trip, his fourth since March, was initially planned in late August but called off at the last minute by U.S. President Donald Trump who blamed lack of progress.



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Pompeo seeks allied unity in dealing with North Korea

Pompeo seeks allied unity in dealing with North KoreaTOKYO (AP) — America's top diplomat left Tokyo for Pyongyang on Sunday after pledging that the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.



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Still work to do before second Trump-Kim summit: Pompeo

Still work to do before second Trump-Kim summit: PompeoPompeo told NBC News in a separate interview that he hoped the meeting could take place “before too long,” and that he hoped he himself would get a chance to travel to Pyongyang again to negotiate before that. “Ultimately, that’ll be a decision for the president,” Pompeo said of a second summit between Kim and Trump to follow on from their unprecedented June 12 meeting in Singapore. “I’m hopeful that I’ll get a chance to travel again to Pyongyang to continue to negotiate before too long,” Pompeo said.



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U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox News

U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox NewsThe United States is preparing a “series of actions” in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday. “You’ll see in the coming days a series of actions that continue to increase the pressure level against the Venezuelan leadership folks, who are working directly against the best interest of the Venezuelan people,” Pompeo said. “We’re determined to ensure that the Venezuelan people get their say.” He did not give further details on the nature of the planned actions.



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