Mike Pompeo meets Narendra Modi, S Jaishankar and Ajit Doval; terrorism, tarrifs and Russia deal on agenda at US-India talks
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Mike Pompeo says talks with Taliban an 'incredibly complicated' negotiation, likely to further deliberations soon
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Donald Trump hits back at ex-secretary of state Rex Tillerson, calls him 'dumb as a rock and lazy as hell'
Donald Trump replaced Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, who was the CIA director at the time.
US-North Korea summit: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Pyongyang to lay groundwork ahead of meet
America's top diplomat Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang, landing at the centre of a whirlwind of diplomacy ahead of a planned US-North Korea summit
Rex Tillerson ousted from office: Senate Democrats want next secretary of state to be tougher on Russia
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Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson: Mike Pompeo as secretary of state could sound death knell for Iran nuclear deal
President Donald Trump's sacking of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could sound the death knell for the Iran nuclear deal and further strain US ties with key European allies
After all, the then 64-year-old engineer had been chief executive of ExxonMobil, the US oil giant, and so close to Russia's Vladimir Putin that he had received a medal of friendship. What Trump got, to his evident frustration, was a stubborn diplomat in a more orthodox conservative tradition, keen to reassure allies, work with the US military and hold Russia at arm's length.
President Donald Trump is telling reporters that he made the decision to oust embattled Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "by myself". No surprises there, knives have been out between the two almost from Day One. Rex Tillerson's sacking has little to do with policy and much more to do with personal animosity over months of acrimonious exchanges. Trump seems to take special kind of pleasure in letting sacked bureaucrats get to know abut the indignity on telly or Twitter. Ditto with James Comey, former FBI chief.