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US ‘hopeful’ on deal to protect Kurds

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the US leaves.

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US To Maintain Military Presence In Syria After Withdrawal – OpEd

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered contradictory messages in a speech in Cairo on Thursday, January 18. On the one hand, he said Washington will withdraw American troops from Syria in line with Donald Trump’s momentous announcement on December 19, and on the other, he emphasized the US will continue fighting the Islamic State and will also contain the influence of Iran in the Middle East region.

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Iran hits back at Washington’s new anti-Iran approach proclaimed by Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used his recent speech in Egypt as an opportunity to introduce an upgraded anti-Iran strategy to be pursued by Washington. While condemning his aggressive stance, Iranian officials hit back at Pompeo by condemning American interference in different parts of the world.

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There’s Nothing Progressive about a Multipolar World

It’s become a pillar of both progressive and internationalist foreign-policy vision: to be multipolar means a safer, better, and more prosperous future. Speaking at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright—who earlier in her tenure called the United States the “indispensable nation”—shifted gears to embrace a multipolar future.

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The Inside Story Behind Trump’s "Shocking" Withdrawal From Syria

In a report that essentially confirms what Secretary Mattis only insinuated in his letter of resignation, the Associated Press offered an account sourced from anonymous US and Turkish officials that appears to confirm all of President Trump’s hawkish critics’ worst fears about his landmark decision to withdraw US forces from Syria: Namely, that it was made seemingly on a whim, without consulting his national security team, during a phone call with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Trump’s revolving door: Zinke is latest senior White House departure

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be leaving by the end of the year, US President Donald Trump announced Saturday.

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Finland Summons Russian Envoy Over Disruption Of GPS Signals

Russia’s Ambassador to Finland Pavel Kuznetsov has been summoned to a meeting with Finnish State Secretary Matti Anttonen on November 19 over the disruption of Finland’s global positioning system (GPS) signals during recent NATO war games.

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UN Secretary General on Gaza: Conflict Parties Should Exercise Maximum Restraint

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on the parties to conflict in Gaza to refrain from hostilities and restore peace as the clashes on border have intensified in recent days, his deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said.

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Japan in close communication with U.S. on Iran sanctions – spokesman

Japan is in close communication with the United States on Iran sanctions, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Monday.

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UN chief warns of famine in Yemen

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday that Yemen could face “the worst famine we have seen in decades” and urged the country’s warring parties to immediately halt the violence.

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US ‘not successful’ at reaching desired relations with Russia so far, says Pompeo

The United States have not managed to reach desired relations with Russia so far, because Washington still has to combat Moscow’s “malign activity”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated in an interview with the NBC channel, quotes from which were published on Saturday.

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US shares Russian concerns on terrorists in Syria’s Idlib, Pompeo says

The United States shares Moscow’s concerns over the presence of terrorists in Syria’s Idlib Governorate and is ready to work on solving this issue, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters on Tuesday.

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Pompeo: We will defend ourselves against Iran’s claims

The United States will “vigorously defend” itself in the International Court of Justice against Iran’s challenge to the re-imposition of sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, according to AFP.

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies in Switzerland

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan died in Switzerland at the age of 80, according to the family and the foundation created by the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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Supporting victims of terror attacks moral imperative: UN chief

Addressing the opening ceremony of a multimedia exhibition: “Surviving Terrorism: Victims’ Voices,” the secretary-general said that “when we lift up the victims and survivors of terrorism, when we listen to their voices, when we respect their rights and provide them with support and justice, we are honoring our common bonds, and reducing the lasting damage done by terrorists to individuals, families and communities.”

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