Mike Pompeo

Trump Admin Vows to Secure Permanent U.N. Arms Embargo on Iran

Pompeo says arms ban cannot be lifted on Iran as long as it poses global threat

Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe United States will seek a permanent extension of an arms embargo on Iran that is set to expire later this year, setting up a confrontation at the United Nations with Russia and China, Iranian allies poised to block the Trump administration’s efforts.

Trump Admin Says Hong Kong No Longer Autonomous From China

Decision comes amid Communist Party crackdown on protesters

The Trump administration on Wednesday officially designated Hong Kong as no longer autonomous from China, escalating tensions between the United States and Beijing as it violently cracks down on protesters in the city.

U.S. Prepared to Retaliate Against Iranian Terror Attacks in Iraq

Coronavirus will not stop U.S. military action, Pompeo vows

Mike PompeoThe coronavirus pandemic will not stop the United States from waging retaliatory attacks against Iranian-backed militia groups that continue to launch strikes on American outposts in Iraq, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

Pompeo Says China Still Withholding Coronavirus Information

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sharpened on Thursday his criticism of China's handling of a coronavirus pandemic, saying its ruling Communist Party was still denying the world information needed to prevent further cases.