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Pompeo's North Korea counterpart arrives in Beijing - South Korea's Yonhap

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departs from Muscat, Oman January 14, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

How Trump slowed rush for Syria exits after huddle in Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he believed Trump was referring to sanctions.

Reuters , Africa Jan 15, 2019

Controversial Iranian satellite fails to reach orbit

Earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran’s plans to send satellites into orbit would violate the UN Security Council resolution that endorsed a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between major powers and Tehran.

The South African , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

US tells Saudis to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Monday that the Trump administration expects the kingdom to hold accountable "every single person" responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside one of the country's consulates after writing columns critical of the government.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

U.S., North Korea to hold talks this week after nuclear standoff - South Korean paper

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits during a meeting with Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said al-Said (not pictured) at the Beit Al Baraka Royal Palace in Muscat, Oman January 14, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 14, 2019

Turkey vows not to be intimidated by Trump threats

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said talks were under way on Washington’s proposal to establish the zone in flashpoint border areas of northeastern Syria.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 14, 2019

US wants Syria ‘safe zone’ to protect Turkey, Kurds: Pompeo

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that talks were under way on Washington’s proposal to establish a “safe zone” in flashpoint border areas of northeastern Syria, where tensions are rising between Turkey and Kurdish militia.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 14, 2019

White House sought military strike against Iran

Asked about the report during his Middle East trip, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined comment.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Turkey hits back at Trump threats over Kurds | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

There has been growing friction between Turkey and the US over the fate of the YPG, especially after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this month said Washington would ensure Turkey would not “slaughter” Kurds.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

UPDATED: Turkey says will not be ‘intimidated’ by Trump threats

Since then, comments by US officials including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in support of protecting Kurdish fighters have provoked angry retorts from Ankara.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019