Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in his first public comments on the matter, forefully condemned Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D., Minn.) use of anti-Semitic tropes, calling them “abhorrent” and condemning her repeated anti-Semitic declarations as contributing to the rise of anti-Semitism across the globe.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to head to Israel next week ahead of a contested Israeli election that is seen as no guarantee for longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – All U.S. diplomats remaining in Venezuela left the country on Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, amid a political crisis over the legitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro’s 2018 re-election.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela on Russia and Cuba, which he accused of dashing the “democratic dreams of the Venezuelan people” through a series of measures meant to foment continued unrest and provide cover to embattled strongman Nicolas Maduro.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a new policy on the South China Sea last week declaring the United States will defend the Philippines from an attack by China over a years-long island dispute.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday warned that the United States would not be able to partner with or share information with countries that adopt Huawei Technologies Co Ltd systems, citing security concerns.
WARSAW, Poland—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is galvanizing European allies to oppose a new Russian energy pipeline known as Nord Stream 2, calling it a key “national security” threat that will embolden Moscow and give it greater leverage over Europe, according to State Department officials and sources on Capitol Hill.
An international who’s who of global leaders is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to discuss with the Trump administration next steps to deal a death blow to the ISIS terrorist group and thwart the Iranian regime’s military intervention across the Middle East, according to senior State Department officials.