South Africa’s land-policy plans a disaster for economy, says US secretary of state

2020-02-19 11:08

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was speaking to reporters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

US, Nigeria hope to resolve visa row soon

2020-02-04 22:47

The United States and Nigeria have voiced hope that the Trump administration would soon lift onerous visa restrictions slapped on Africa's most populous country, which said it was "blindsided" by its ally.

WATCH: Soleimani plotted 'large-scale attack' on US embassies, says Pompeo

2020-01-10 19:18

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was planning an imminent "large-scale attack" on US embassies and other facilities when he was killed by a US drone strike, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

Trump gives blessing for Pompeo exit

2019-11-24 07:59

President Donald Trump said Friday he would support Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he quit to run for Senate, as the top US diplomat becomes increasingly embroiled in the impeachment drama.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Naledi Pandor discuss strengthening bilateral ties

2019-11-06 22:39

US Secretary of State Michael Richard Pompeo had a "good" call with International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor, the State Department has said.

Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran for attacks

2019-09-18 12:09

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran.

Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks 'a way forward' in ties

2019-05-14 18:37

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control.

US tells Saudis to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable'

2019-01-15 06:26

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia that Trump administration expects them to hold 'accountable' those responsible for death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

US sanctions on Iran, 'toughest ever', take force

2018-11-05 10:34

The United States is reimposing punitive measures targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors in what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called "the toughest sanctions ever placed" against Iran.

Pompeo says Kim 'ready' to invite inspectors to nuclear site

2018-10-08 18:27

International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, after a meeting with Kim Jong Un in which he said "significant progress" was made towards denuclearisation.


Pompeo hails Angola's anti-graft campaign

2020-02-17 22:04

Visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lauded Angolan President Joao Lourenco's anti-corruption drive, which has seen him pursue his predecessor's children over accusations they fleeced state coffers.

US condemns latest missile attack on Iraqi base

2020-01-13 10:43

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said he was "outraged" by another missile attack on an Iraqi airbase where US forces have been stationed, as neighboring Iran signalled a wish to de-escalate tensions.

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine ahead of Trump's US Senate trial

2019-12-30 20:47

Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo will travel to Ukraine ahead of President Donald Trump's trial in the Senate over allegations he sought to push Kiev to investigate a political rival, the state department says.

Pompeo slams Iran's 'intimidation' of UN nuclear inspector as 'outrageous'

2019-11-09 17:12

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has slammed Tehran's treatment of an inspector with the UN's nuclear watchdog agency last week as "an outrageous and unwarranted act of intimidation".

US sanctions the Guptas, but why now?

2019-10-11 05:42

A few hours after it was announced that the US Treasury had implemented sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa, US Secretary Michael Pompeo tweeted that the action made it clear those involved in corruption would face consequences.

US foreign minister Pompeo meets Saudi rulers on Iran crisis

2019-06-24 17:48

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's rulers as he sought to coordinate with allies over soaring tensions with Iran.

North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks

2019-04-30 10:45

A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down.

Pompeo vows US troops will leave Syria

2019-01-11 09:12

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that US troops will leave Syria, ahead of a keynote speech aiming to lay out a coherent US policy in the Middle East.

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi's disappearance

2018-10-16 13:02

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Seoul regrets delay in Pompeo trip, agrees on joint efforts

2018-08-26 08:05

South Korea has called the U.S. decision to call off a trip to North Korea by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unfortunate but says it's most important for the allies to pursue "substantial progress" on denuclearization

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