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Mike Pompeo, US Defence Secretary Esper Likely To Push Trump's Anti-China Message In India

Oct 25, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper will meet their Indian counterparts on Tuesday in New Delhi.

Not An Alliance, Quad Is Group Of Countries With Shared Interests: US Official

Oct 24, 2020 PTI

"Quad" or the Quadrilateral coalition comprises Japan, India, Australia and the United States.

Mike Pompeo, US Defence Secretary Esper To Visit India For 2+2 Talks On October 27

'India will be the most consequential partner for us, in the Indo Pacific for sure in this century,' Esper said in response to a question during Atlantic Council's webinar

Indo-US Defence Meet: US Likely To Go Hard On China But India Will Be Cautious

Oct 12, 2020 Seema Guha

India, US Set To Firm Up Defence Cooperation Agreement, S Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh will also interact with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

China Has Amassed 60,000 Soldiers On India’s Northern Border: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Tokyo on Tuesday and they underscored the need to work together to advance, peace, prosperity and security in the Indo-Pacific and around the globe.

06 October, 2020

At Quad Meet No Mention Of Skirmishes With China

Seema Guha

The second meeting of foreign minister’s of India, US, Japan, and Australia wrapped up in Tokyo on Tuesday with a call for collectively tackling the problems arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

06 October, 2020

Advancing Security In Indo-Pacific A Priority: Jaishankar At Quad Meeting


The meeting of foreign ministers of the 'Quad' or Quadrilateral coalition comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia is taking place in the backdrop of growing concerns over China's military muscle flexing in the Indo-Pacific.

06 October, 2020

Pompeo To Meet Jaishankar Today For First Time After India-China Border Standoff


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar are in Tokyo to attend the second QUAD ministerial involving their counterparts from Australia and Japan.

21 September, 2020

UN Will Not Support Reimposition Of Iran Sanctions Now: UN Chief Antonio Guterres

Associated Press (AP)

The Trump administration declared Saturday that all UN sanctions against Iran have been restored, a move most of the rest of the world rejects as illegal and is likely to ignore.

20 September, 2020

Trump Administration Says All UN Sanctions On Iran Restored; Other Nations Reject Move

Associated Press (AP)

The White House plans to issue an executive order on Monday spelling out how the U.S. will enforce the restored sanctions.

12 September, 2020

After UAE, Bahrain To Normalise Relations With Israel


Barely a month after the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalise relations with Israel, Bahrain announces a similar agreement. President Trump calls the U.S-brokered deal a “historic breakthrough.”

26 August, 2020

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Breaks Precedent, Backs Trump's Re-election Bid


The decision to speak to the political convention in pre-recorded remarks from Jerusalem breaks with the longstanding precedent of sitting secretaries of state avoiding partisan politics and appears to violate guidance on political activities that Pompeo himself emphasised in a cable to diplomats just last month.

15 August, 2020

US, India Share Close Bonds Of Friendship, Democratic Traditions: Pompeo


"On behalf of the government of the United States of America and the American people, I extend greetings and best wishes to the people of India on your Independence Day," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

31 July, 2020

Chinese Testing The World; Claims In Bhutan, Incursion In India Are Indicative: Mike Pompeo


Pompeo said US diplomatic efforts were working and momentum was building to mitigate the threats that the Chinese Communist Party presented.

22 July, 2020

China Cannot Threaten Countries And Bully Them In The Himalayas: Pompeo


'We talked about how we've seen Hong Kong's freedoms crushed. We've watched the CCP bully its neighbours, militarise features in the South China Sea, and instigate a deadly confrontation with India,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

13 July, 2020

Pompeo, Jaishankar, Nirmala Sitharaman To Address Virtual India Ideas Summit


The two-day virtual India Ideas Summit of the powerful US India Business Council (USIBC) would be held on July 21 and 22.

09 July, 2020

India Has Done Its Best To Respond To Chinese Aggression: Pompeo


'The Indians have done their best to respond' to China's 'incredibly aggressive action, which fits a pattern, Pompeo said.

07 July, 2020

After India, US Looking At Banning TikTok, Other Chinese Apps


Pompeo said people should only download the app 'if you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.'

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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