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Pompeo says 'time for peace' as Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban

Pompeo says 'time for peace' as Afghanistan announces ceasefire with TalibanThe United States is ready to support and facilitate direct peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday, welcoming a Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire announced by President Ashraf Ghani. “The United States welcomes the announcement by the Afghan government of a ceasefire conditioned on Taliban participation,” Pompeo said in a statement.



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Pompeo calls on Myanmar to release 2 Reuters journalists

Pompeo calls on Myanmar to release 2 Reuters journalistsSINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Myanmar on Saturday to immediately release two Reuters journalists held on charges of possessing secret documents.



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North Korea understands U.S. on 'complete denuclearization': Pompeo

North Korea understands U.S. on 'complete denuclearization': PompeoBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was confident that North Korea understood the scope of the U.S. desire for complete denuclearization as the two countries negotiate after President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “We’ve been pretty unambiguous in our conversations about what we mean when we say complete denuclearization,” Pompeo told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on funding for the State Department.



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Mike Pompeo Ramps Up Pressure On North Korea

Mike Pompeo Ramps Up Pressure On North KoreaSecretary of State Mike Pompeo continued to pressure North Korea's top nuclear



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Mike Pompeo fires back when was asked if Trump has conflicts of interest

Mike Pompeo fires back when was asked if Trump has conflicts of interestWhile testifying before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked if President Trump has any conflicts of interest.



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Mike Pompeo Promises To 'Crush' Iran And Achieve A Better Deal

Mike Pompeo Promises To 'Crush' Iran And Achieve A Better DealWASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday presented a lengthy



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The Latest: Pompeo says US stands with allies against Iran

The Latest: Pompeo says US stands with allies against IranTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo's trip to the Middle East (all times local):



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Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debut

Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debutWashington’s newly appointed secretary of state landed in Riyadh Saturday on a tour of America’s key Middle East allies, after vowing to bring some “swagger” back to US diplomacy. Mike Pompeo touched down in Saudi Arabia shortly after authorities in the kingdom said they had intercepted four missiles fired at the south of the country by Yemeni rebels, underlining the tensions in the region. The Saudi capital is the first stop on a three-day trip that will also take him to Israel and Jordan to update friends on President Donald Trump’s plans for the Iran nuclear deal.



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Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debut

Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debutWashington’s newly appointed secretary of state landed in Riyadh Saturday on a tour of America’s key Middle East allies, after vowing to bring some “swagger” back to US diplomacy. Mike Pompeo touched down in Saudi Arabia shortly after authorities in the kingdom said they had intercepted four missiles fired at the south of the country by Yemeni rebels, underlining the tensions in the region. The Saudi capital is the first stop on a three-day trip that will also take him to Israel and Jordan to update friends on President Donald Trump’s plans for the Iran nuclear deal.



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Pompeo briefs Saudi, Israel on Trump plans for Iran deal

Pompeo briefs Saudi, Israel on Trump plans for Iran dealWashington’s new chief diplomat was to meet Saudi and Israeli leaders on Sunday to rally coordinated opposition to Tehran and brief them on President Donald Trump’s threat to end the Iran nuclear deal. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touched down in Riyadh on Saturday shortly after Tehran-backed Huthi rebels in Yemen fired missiles across the kingdom’s border. US officials travelling with Pompeo told reporters the Huthi missiles had been supplied by Iran, and cited the attacks as evidence that regional powers should work together.



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