US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Tuesday (15 September) that Washington would prevent Iran from purchasing "Chinese tanks and Russian air defence systems" as the end to a UN arms embargo against Tehran approaches.
Canada, the United States, the European Union and Britain are discussing possible sanctions against Belarus over its crackdown against protests following a disputed election, a Canadian source directly familiar with the matter said on Wednesday (2 September). If sanctions were...
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday (25 August) said he was "deeply concerned" by initial findings that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned, and endorsed a European Union-led investigation into the circumstances of his illness.
Vladimir Putin has offered to help ensure Belarus's security, according to its president Alexander Lukashenko, as pressure builds on the strongman leader and opposition protesters prepare for a show of force Sunday (16 August).
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that by signing a 5G declaration on Thursday (14 August) Slovenia has secured protection against "authoritarian threats" including China's effort "to control people and information."
China’s global economic power makes the communist country in some ways a more difficult foe to counter than the Soviet Union during the Cold War, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday (12 August).
The foreign ministers of Greece and the United States will meet in Vienna on Friday (14 August) to discuss tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Greek foreign ministry said, amid a dispute between Athens and Ankara over hydrocarbon resources.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Prague on Tuesday (11 August), public TV footage showed, to open a five-day visit to central Europe with a hefty agenda including China's role in 5G network construction.
Four years after the EU adopted its Arctic Policy, it is preparing work on a new strategy document. In the meantime, the race for the Arctic accelerates. The EU’s new Arctic Ambassador, Michael Mann, appointed in April, told EURACTIV earlier...
China passed a sweeping national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday (30 June), a historic move that critics and many western governments fear will smother the finance hub’s freedoms and hollow out its autonomy. The legislation was unanimously approved...
The US and EU need a shared understanding of China to resist it, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday (25 June), calling Beijing a threat and accusing it of stealing European know-how to develop its economy.
Senior US Senate Democrats on Monday (22 June) accused President Donald Trump’s administration of violating the law when it declared his intention last month to withdraw the United States from the Open Skies Treaty.
A Russian court convicted former US marine Paul Whelan of spying for the United States on Monday (15 June) and sentenced him to 16 years in jail, a ruling that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said outraged Washington.
The EU’s diplomatic chief on Thursday (11 June) voiced “serious concern” at moves by President Donald Trump to sanction any International Criminal Court officials who investigate US troops. Ramping up pressure for the Hague-based court to stop its probe of...
Washington announced on Thursday (21 May) it would withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies Treaty, allowing unarmed surveillance flights over signatory states, the Trump administration’s latest move to pull the country out of yet another major global landmark accord.
The United States is concerned by the threat of a cyber-attack against the Czech Republic's healthcare sector, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday (17 April), adding that anybody engaged in such activity should "expect consequences."
The United States on Tuesday (31 March) offered a path for Venezuela's leftist leadership to remove sanctions in the face of a mounting humanitarian crisis by accepting a transitional government that excludes US ally Juan Guaidó.
A war of words between China and the United States showed no signs of let up on Monday (16 March), with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call with a top Chinese diplomat expressing “strong US objections” over what Washington sees as Beijing’s efforts to shift blame for the spread of the coronavirus.
The United States voiced optimism Tuesday (25 February) about reaching an accord to end the war in Afghanistan as a partial truce held with the Taliban, warning rival leaders in the Kabul government not to scuttle the "enormous opportunity."
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