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Pompeo sums up results of Berlin conference

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo hopes that major oil fields in Libya would be reopened following an international conference on Libya in Berlin on Sunday, the U.S. Department of State said in a statement. …

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State Department unveils new Center for Analytics

The Department of State announced the establishment of a Center for Analytics (CfA) that will be the agency’s first official enterprise-level data and analytics hub, MeriTalk reports. CfA will be led by State’s Chief …

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Pompeo defends U.S. killing of Soleimani

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani. Pompeo made the administration’s case …

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US evacuates civilians from Iraq

At this moment, an emergency evacuation of employees of the American oil field is underway in Iraq. The rescue operation of civilians is taking place against the backdrop of the complicated situation in the country after the assassination of the …

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Volodin urges U.S. ambassadors to study history

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin suggested that the U.S. Department of State, "before sending an ambassador to a country, should inquire about his or her knowledge of that country’s history." …

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Trump searching for next secretary of state?

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed candidates for the post of Secretary of State to replace Mike Pompeo with lawmakers and other officials, The Washington Post reported. According to the …

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New U.S. ambassador to Russia takes oath

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo administered the oath of new U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan, the U.S. top diplomat wrote on Twitter. "Honored to swear in John Sullivan as the …

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Lavrov holds meeting with Pompeo in Washington

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a meeting in Washington yesterday.  During the meeting, the officials discussed the most important issues: arms …

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Pompeo: Turkey's test of S-400 systems concerning

Turkey carrying out tests with Russia's S-400 defense system it purchased was concerning, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, but added that talks between Washington and Ankara to resolve the issue were still …

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U.S. demands Turkey to abandon S-400

The U.S. State Department is demanding that ditching the Russian-made S-400 air defense systems is a precondition for Turkey rejoining the F-35 program, Reuters reported. "There is room for Turkey to come back to the table. …

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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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