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U.S. to seek UN vote on Iran arms embargo

The U.S. will press the United Nations Security Council to vote on extending an arms embargo on Iran as soon as mid-July and is willing to reimpose wide-ranging UN sanctions if that effort fails, Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft said. …

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Pompeo calls Bolton 'a traitor'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo branded as “a traitor” former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who has accused President Donald Trump in a book of sweeping misdeeds and said he is not fit for office. …

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Washington continues to put pressure on Tbilisi

Members of the Republican Party in the House of Representatives of the US Congress called on the US administration to impose sanctions against the chairman of the ruling "Georgian Dream" oligarch Bidzina Ivanishvili. Such an …

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U.S. ends waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States was ending waivers in its sanctions for nations that remain in the Iran nuclear accord "Today, I am ending the sanctions waiver for JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive …

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U.S. withdraws from Open Skies Treaty, Russia - doesn't

U.S. President Donald Trump announced yesterday that Washington would withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, accusing Russia of repeated violations of the 18-year-old security agreement. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explained …

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Pompeo travels to Israel amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has arrived in Israel amid the coronavirus pandemic to discuss U.S.-backed plans to annex large parts of the Palestinian territories. The single-stop visit – Pompeo’s first in nearly …

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Pompeo: U.S. may offer an alternative to WHO

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo believes that Washington may offer an alternative to the World Health Organization (WHO) because it allegedly failed to cope with the spread of COVID-19. When asked by the …

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Pompeo: U.S. not to let Iran buy arms

The United States will not allow Iran to purchase conventional arms after a U.N. prohibition on this expires in October, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "We’re not going to let that …

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US and Taliban sign peace deal

The US and the Taliban have signed an agreement aimed at paving the way towards peace in Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict, BBC News reports. The US and its Nato allies have agreed to withdraw all their troops from the country …

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