US no longer believes Israeli settlements are illegal: Mike Pompeo
Explaining the reasons behind the decision, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US recognises - as have Israeli courts - the legal conclusions relating to individual settlements must depend on an assessment of specific facts and circumstances on the ground.
Iran's bid at nuclear extortion will deepen its political & economic isolation: Pompeo
Following recent assertion by Tehran of its intention ...
Russia plans to deliver S-400 missile systems to India on schedule: Putin
"When it comes to S-400 deliveries, everything goes according to pl...
Battle lines harden as Trump impeachment inquiry goes public
Democrats say Wednesday's extraordinary public session in the House revealed a striking account of Trump abusing his office by pressing the newly elected president of Ukraine for political investigations of rival Democrats, all while holding up needed military aid. “Bribery,” they said, and “extortion.” Republicans counter that the hearing showed none of that.
Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has captured Baghdadi's wife in Syria
"The United States said Baghdadi killed himself in a tunnel. They started a communication campaign about this," Erdogan said. "But, I am announcing it here for the first time: We captured his wife and didn't make a fuss like them. Similarly, we also captured his sister and brother in law in Syria," he said in a speech at Ankara University.
EAM S Jaishankar meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington DC
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington DC on October 01. The EAM is on a three-day visit...
Support direct dialogue between India-Pakistan as outlined in Shimla Agreement: US
Acting Assistant Secy of State for South and Central Asia Alice G Wells said, "Restarting a productive bilateral dialogue requires building trust, & the chief obstacle remains Pak's continued support for extremist groups that engage in cross-border terrorism."
Turkey threatens to 'crush' Kurds in case they fail to withdraw
Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo flew to Ankara, to attend a meeting with the Turkish President and brokering a 120-hour long ceasefire deal aimed at allowing Syrian Kurdish forces to retreat to a distance of about 30 km from the Syrian-Turkish border.
US VP Pence, Pompeo head to Turkey to meet Erdogan seeking ceasefire
Vice President Mike Pence departs for Turkey to undertake arguably his most significant mission yet, seeking to halt a weeklong assault on S...
Mike Pompeo confirms he listened to Donald Trump’s call to Ukraine President
The Trump administration has set a defiant tone, resisting Congress’ access to impeachment witnesses, even as House Democrats warned such efforts themselves could amount to an impeachable offence.
Donald Trump threatens to wipe out Turkey's economy
"I will wipe out his economy if that happens," Trump replied when asked if he was concerned Erdogan who will wipe out the Kurds.
Pompeo defends Trump's Ukraine approach, blasts critics for 'silly gotcha game'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday dismissed questions about President Donald Trump's attempts to push Ukraine and China to inves...
7 thinktanks in 7 days: After New York, Jaishankar works on Washington
S Jaishankar is jousting with Washington DC’s most prestigious talk shops: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Atlantic Council, Center for Strategic & International Studies, The Brookings Institution, and the Heritage Foundation. This, after having already engaged with the Center for Foreign Relations and Asia Society in New York on the sidelines of UNGA.
Important for larger bilateral relationship to have some early results on trade issues: India, US
Trade tensions between India and the US have been rising with American President Donald Trump complaining that tariffs imposed by New Delhi on American products were "no longer acceptable".
India's fine balancing act with Quad and BRICS meet in New York
Foreign Minister S Jaiashankar engaged with his counterparts from BRICS as well as USA-Japan-Australia in Quad format on Thursday in what was almost back to back meets.
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