Morgan Ortagus

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China moves to tighten its grip on Hong Kong with stringent anti-dissent laws; Opposition leaders lament 'end' of city-State
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China moves to tighten its grip on Hong Kong with stringent anti-dissent laws; Opposition leaders lament 'end' of city-State

China signalled on Thursday it would move forward with laws that would take aim at anti-government protests and other dissent in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls Iran's reduction in commitments to nuclear deal 'unacceptable'
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls Iran's reduction in commitments to nuclear deal 'unacceptable'

Iran has been negotiating with European powers that hope to salvage the accord despite the reimposition of sanctions by the United States, which last year pulled out of the deal.

US maintains Kashmir bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, urges both nation to show restraint, calm
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US maintains Kashmir bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, urges both nation to show restraint, calm

Responding to a question on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir, Ortagus said, "I really don't want to go beyond what we've said, because it's such a tenuous issue. It's something that we're talking to them about quite closely."

Mike Pompeo, Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman discuss heightened tensions in Gulf and maritime security on phone call
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Mike Pompeo, Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman discuss heightened tensions in Gulf and maritime security on phone call

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed maritime security, Iran and Yemen with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a phone call on Wednesday.

Article 370 scrapped: US urges all stakeholders to maintain peace along LoC as Pakistan condemns India's 'illegal, unilateral' step
India

Article 370 scrapped: US urges all stakeholders to maintain peace along LoC as Pakistan condemns India's 'illegal, unilateral' step

The Rajya Sabha approved the resolution abrogating Article 370 for the state and a bill to bifurcate the state into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying the controversial provisions were responsible for poverty and lack of development in the state.

Donald Trump offers to mediate between South Korea, Japan to help ease tension over trade, forced labour disputes
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Donald Trump offers to mediate between South Korea, Japan to help ease tension over trade, forced labour disputes

Donald Trump said that he was ready to help South Korea and Japan solve their lingering dispute over World War II-era forced labour that has blighted their trade ties.

US says 'enormous potential' for growth in ties with India days after Mike Pompeo's New Delhi visit
India

US says 'enormous potential' for growth in ties with India days after Mike Pompeo's New Delhi visit

The US State Department spokesperson also welcomed building of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan to facilitate visa-free travel of Sikh pilgrims from India to the historic Gurudwara Darbar Sahib.

US will work closely with 'great ally' India, says Donald Trump administration on Narendra Modi's 'spectacular 23 May win'
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US will work closely with 'great ally' India, says Donald Trump administration on Narendra Modi's 'spectacular 23 May win'

India is a 'great ally' of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was looking forward to having a "robust discussion" with his Indian counterpart on a wide range of issues.

Designating Masood Azhar demonstrates international commitment to rooting out terrorism in Pakistan, says US
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Designating Masood Azhar demonstrates international commitment to rooting out terrorism in Pakistan, says US

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also welcomed Masood Azhar's designation and said that it is a victory for the American diplomacy and the international community against terrorism