White House to detail implementation of new Iran sanctions Monday: Pompeo

White House to detail implementation of new Iran sanctions Monday: PompeoBy David Brunnstrom ABOARD A U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) – The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be reimposed against Iran early this week on orders from U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Washington’s so-called “snapback” sanctions are due to be reinstated against Tehran at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, a U.S. Treasury official said, speaking on condition anonymity. Pompeo, speaking with reporters returning with him from an Asian trip, said the White House would detail implementation of the measures on Monday morning.


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Pompeo urges release of Reuters reporters in meeting with Myanmar minister

Pompeo urges release of Reuters reporters in meeting with Myanmar ministerU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for the immediate release of two Reuters reporters detained in Myanmar when he met Myanmar Foreign Minister Kyaw Tin on Saturday on the sidelines of a regional conference in Singapore, the State Department said. “Secretary Pompeo raised the issue of two detained Reuters reporters with the Burmese foreign minister,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said.


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Pompeo Says There's 'a Ways to Go' Before North Korea Fulfills Nuclear Vows

  1. Pompeo Says There’s ‘a Ways to Go’ Before North Korea Fulfills Nuclear Vows  New York Times
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  3. Economic Worries Bring South Korea’s Moon Down to Earth  Wall Street Journal
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Pompeo says "ways to go" before North Korea meets denuclearization pledge

  1. Pompeo says “ways to go” before North Korea meets denuclearization pledge  CBS News
  2. In Asia, Pompeo Faces Struggle to Squeeze North Korea, Iran  Bloomberg
  3. Trump gets the headlines on North Korea. But keep an eye on South Korea.  Washington Post
  4. 65 years after pilot vanished in Korean War, family has hope for return of remains  Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to denuclearization pledge

  1. Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to denuclearization pledge  Reuters
  2. In Asia, Pompeo Faces Struggle to Squeeze North Korea, Iran  Bloomberg
  3. Mike Pompeo: ‘ways to go’ before North Korea meets denuke vow  USA TODAY
  4. Trump gets the headlines on North Korea. But keep an eye on South Korea.  Washington Post
  5. 65 years after pilot vanished in Korean War, family has hope for return of remains  Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to denuclearization pledge

Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to  denuclearization pledgeBy David Brunnstrom SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Less than two months after a landmark U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew back to the city state on Friday and said North Korea’s continued work on weapons programs was inconsistent with its leader’s commitment to denuclearize. Pompeo was asked en route to Singapore about his statement in the U.S. Senate last month that North Korea was continuing to make bomb fuel and reports that North Korea, led by Kim Jong Un, was building new missiles. “Chairman Kim made a commitment to denuclearize,” Pompeo told reporters.


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