Mike Pompeo


Pompeo on Running for Senate in Kansas: ‘It’s Ruled Out’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shot down rumors that he will be running for United States Senate in Kansas in 2020 for the seat currently held by retiring Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS). “It’s ruled out,” he proclaimed Thursday on NBC

US voices 'deep concern' over Tanzania rights deterioration

Heather Nauert Out as Pick for U.N. Ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn.

Iran FM says Tehran wants to rebuild Iraq after IS fight

Zarif: U.S. Hungry for ‘Suicidal’ War with Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told NBC News on Friday he thinks the “same gang” that provoked the 2003 invasion of Iraq is trying to set up a “suicidal” war between the United States and Iran.

Venezuela's Guaido won't rule out US intervention to force Maduro's hand

Maduro’s Vice President Tells Venezuelans Not to Eat ‘Poisoned’ U.S. Food Aid

Delcy Rodríguez, who officially served as vice president of Venezuela until the inauguration of interim President Juan Guaidó in January but has refused to step down, warned Venezuelans on Tuesday that shipments of food aid from the United States were “carcinogenic” and part of a plot to kill them.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a press conference at the Chancellery following the 6th German-Israeli government consultations on February 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The two governments are scheduled to discuss issues including the Middle East peace process, cyber crime, German-language education in Israel, …

Netanyahu Hopes Poland Summit Brings Arab Ties Into the Open

The Mideast conference in Poland starting Wednesday offers Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an opportunity to flaunt in public what he has long boasted about happening behind the scenes — Israel’s improved relations with some Gulf Arab nations.

Pompeo heading to Middle East to shore up US alliances

Pompeo: Venezuela’s Military Will ‘See that Maduro’s Time Is Up’

During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Trish Regan Primetime,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he believes Venezuela’s military “will come to see that Maduro’s time is up and change should be at hand.”

Mike Pompeo on Fox Business Network, 2/6/2019

Pompeo: North Korea Will Fulfill Commitment to Denuclearize

Wednesday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo predicted North Korea under dictator Kim Jong-un would ultimately denuclearize. Pompeo’s remarks were made on the heels of the Trump administration’s announcement President Donald Trump would meet

Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at North Korea's Foreign Ministry, talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, July 28, 2016. Han said that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jung Un on its …

Report: North Korea Sends Nuclear Negotiator to Labor Camp for ‘Breaching Doctrine’

North Korea has reportedly dispatched Han Song-ryol, vice foreign minister and one of that country’s most experienced negotiators, to a labor camp along with five other top officials for the crime of “breaching doctrine” by suggesting innovative tactics for breaking the diplomatic stalemate with the United States.

Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini arrive for a press conference after a meeting on April 16, 2016 in the capital Tehran. Mogherini arrived in Tehran on her first visit since a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers …

E.U. Finalizes Deal with Iran to Evade U.S. Trade Sanctions

The European Union (E.U.) is ready to open an alternative channel to drive trade and finance with Iran that would sidestep U.S. sanctions against the Islamic republic, Germany’s foreign minister said Monday.

Exiled Venezuelan opposition leader Carlos Vecchio, holding up a newspaper article about one of the people killed in the opposition demonstrations in Venezuela, protests during the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Cancun, Mexico on June 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Pedro Pardo (Photo …

State Department Accepts Venezuela’s Opposition Diplomats

The U.S. State Department confirmed on Sunday that it has recognized Carlos Alfredo Vecchio, appointed by newly-inaugurated President Juan Guaidó this weekend, as Venezuela’s Chargé d’Affaires to the United States.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference, where he warned the Lima Group that he would take energetic measures if they do not rectify their position on Venezuela in 48 hours, on the eve of assuming a new six-year mandate, at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela …

State Department Rejects Maduro’s Demand to Remove Diplomats from Venezuela

The U.S. State Department announced late Wednesday that it would maintain a diplomatic presence in Venezuela despite dictator Nicolás Maduro’s demand that they leave, stating that, as Venezuela swore in a new president who does not wish to break diplomatic ties, Maduro has no power to expel the Americans.