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US: Pompeo meets UN envoy for Syria

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in Washington.

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Trump should release secret report on the true number of Palestinian refugees

The Trump administration is supposedly considering declassifying a State Department report that tallies up the true number of Palestinian refugees.

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We like to mock Trump, but Britain’s Russia stance is even worse

There are not many laughs to be had from international diplomacy, but US foreign policy in the age of Donald Trump provides a grim kind of comedy all the same. This week the world’s diplomats allowed themselves a chuckle at the risibly inconsistent US approach to Russia, in which the State Department whacks Moscow with sanctions even as the president murmurs sweet nothings into the ear of Vladimir Putin.

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Pompeo Wraps Up Southeast Asia Tour

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up his Southeast Asia tour.U.S.

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Afghan Shi’ite mosque bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan that killed 39 people and injured at least 80 on Friday. The attack targetted a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in eastern Afghanistan, Reuters reported.

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New Global Terror Group Could Emerge in Iraq Due to Lack of Reforms

A new prominent global terrorist organization like the Daesh could emerge in Iraq if the country does not implement social and political reforms, State Department Senior Adviser Douglas Padgett said during a panel discussion with the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC on Friday.

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Pompeo supports Trump’s offer of talks with Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supports President Donald Trump’s statement that he is willing to sit down for talks with Iranian officials, the State Department said on Tuesday.US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supports President Donald Trump’s statement that he is willing to sit down for talks with Iranian officials, the State Department said on Tuesday.

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Trump defends diplomacy, Pompeo sets conditions; Does the US really have an “Iran policy”?

Shortly after US President Donald Trump’s declared willingness to talk with his Iranian counterpart without any precondition, his Secretary of State presents a different position.

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US Imposes More Visa Restrictions on Nicaraguan Officials

The State Department is imposing more visa restrictions on those it says are responsible for human rights abuses or “undermining democracy” in Nicaragua.

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‘Buy America’: Sale of U.S. arms increases despite Trump’s tough talk on NATO, trade

The Trump administration’s tough international economic policies are ruffling feathers among foreign allies but aren’t undermining U.S. weapons sales around the world, said a top State Department official who is critical of the president’s “Buy America” campaign.

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US may issue Iran sanctions waivers

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington may grant waivers to the countries that seek relief from strict oil sanctions that the Trump administration intends to impose on Iran from Nov 4.

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U.S. urging allies to halt Iran oil imports by Nov. 4

The U.S. administration is urging Japan and other allies to suspend all oil imports from Iran by Nov.

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Pakistan-US talks on peace in Afghanistan to be held next week

A senior US envoy — Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice G. Wells — is scheduled to visit Pakistan next week to explore the possibility of a permanent peace in Afghanistan, official sources told Dawn.

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Syria says US trains terrorists on Jordanian border

Syria’s permanent representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari has accused the United States of training “terrorists” in sites that it occupies in his country, near Jordan’s border, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) has reported.

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Pompeo says U.S. committed to ‘denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula’ – tweet

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the United States remained “committed to the complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula”.

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US Secretary Pompeo, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the phone about Ukraine and improving relations between Russia and the United States. It was reported by the press service of the US Department of State.

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