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State Department: Nord Stream 2 jeopardizes U.S.

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline jeopardizes the U.S. priority of European countries' energy security, a senior State Department official said on the eve of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s upcoming travel to Germany. "I …

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Pompeo called Lavrov to discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with the head of the US State Department, Mike Pompeo, during which the parties discussed the situation in Syria. Lavrov stressed the need to refrain from steps that …

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey over its military operation in northeastern Syria, U.S. secretary of state Michael Pompeo said. The order is …

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U.S. urges to abide by sanctions against Iran

U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said that those doing business with blacklisted Iranian entities are now exposed to U.S. sanctions. The United States yesterday blacklisted an "oil for …

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Pompeo: EU put constraints on U.S.-UK relationship

The U.S.-UK relationship in the economic and security sectors will grow stronger after Brexit, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said, speaking to radio interviewer Hugh Hewitt. Answering the question if the …

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Pompeo: U.S. to work on Russia G7 reinstatement

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. presidential administration will make an effort to secure Russia’s return to the G7. Speaking with Fox News, Pompeo said that "the president thinks …

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U.S. prohibited from providing any credit to Russia

The second round of U.S. sanctions against Russia related to the Skripal case took effect today. According to a notice by the State Department, the latest round of sanctions prohibits U.S. banks from making any loan or providing …

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U.S. offer to sell Patriot system to Turkey expires

Washington's offer to sell Raytheon Co’s Patriot missile defense system to Ankara has expired, following Turkey’s decision to accept Russian S-400 systems, a State Department official said. The official said the …

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