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  • Pompeo cites 'positive momentum' in US-Turkey ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says U.S. relations with NATO ally Turkey have improved since the release of an American pastor. Pompeo said Andrew Brunson's release from Turkish custody last month has paved the way for new dialogue between Washington and Ankara. But, he says the U.S. ...
  • Pompeo cites ‘positive momentum’ in US-Turkey ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey’s top diplomat on Tuesday presented top Trump administration officials with a series of big requests, including extradition of scores of people linked to an exiled Turkish cleric and a permanent exemption…

  • Pompeo defends US-Saudi ties despite Khashoggi murder

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fiercely defended the Trump administration's support for Saudi Arabia in light of the outrage over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing critics of ignoring regional threats posed by Iran. The Wall Street Journal op-ed published late Tuesday came one day ahead of Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis' scheduled classified briefing before the Senate on the war in Yemen. Senators have said they will bring up the administration's response to Saudi...

  • US military to build observation outposts in Syria to reduce tensions with Turkey

    The new mission will not require additional American troops in Syria, Defense Secretary James Mattis said.

    ABC News