The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.
Resolving to take their bilateral relations to new heights, India and the US on Wednesday vowed to work as “friends” to address the “outstanding issues” related to trade and S-400 missile defence system deal and strengthen their ties in diverse areas, including defence and fight against terrorism.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning in his country's first high-level engagement with India after Modi returned to power with a thumping election victory.
When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with India’s prime minister on Wednesday he will be trying to chart a path that keeps the Asian ally onside politically even as the two countries are at loggerheads over trade.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked Southeast Asian nations on Thursday to go beyond words and act against China’s “bullying” in the disputed South China Sea, promising America will back them up.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited a US naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting with Greece's prime minister on the second day of his trip to the country.
Esper's comments come at a time when some US officials have blamed China for the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday Washington had evidence the disease emerged from a Chinese lab, which Beijing strongly denies.
Trump sacked State Department Inspector General Steve Linick late on Friday in his latest abrupt dismissal of an official tasked with monitoring wrongdoing inside a government agency.
Lai faces a charge of collusion with foreign elements to endanger national security, apparently for tweets he made and interviews or commentaries he did with foreign media.
India in February 2019 broke precedent by launching airstrikes inside Pakistani territory after blaming a militant group there for a suicide bombing that killed 41 Indian paramilitary soldiers in the flashpoint Kashmir region. Pakistan shot down an Indian warplane, capturing the pilot.