Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoSchumer urging Pompeo to warn Putin of penalties if Russia interferes in election The specter of Iran is in our yard Calling out Code Pink’s ignorance and hypocrisy MORE canceled his deliberate journey to Moscow Monday and headed to Brussels to satisfy with European allies to debate “threatening actions and statements by the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the State Division stated.
Pompeo is nonetheless planning to satisfy on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinAnother kindred spirit involves Trump’s White Home Schumer urging Pompeo to warn Putin of penalties if Russia interferes in election Pompeo faces myriad challenges in Putin assembly MORE and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Sochi, Russia, in response to State.
Pompeo is scheduled to debate “the complete vary of bilateral and multilateral challenges” with Putin and Lavrov, in response to the State Division.
Pompeo is scheduled to debate quite a few points, together with Iran, with officers from the UK, France and Germany whereas in Brussels, in response to the State Division.
Tensions with Iran have flared following nationwide safety adviser John BoltonJohn Robert BoltonIsraeli minister warns of assaults on Israel if tensions between US, Iran escalate Iranian commander: US forces in gulf a goal, not a risk Minister warns of assaults on Israel if tensions between US, Iran escalate MORE’s announcement final week that the U.S. would deploy a service strike group to the area after what the U.S. referred to as “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from Tehran.
Iran responded to the announcement by saying it is going to cut back its commitments underneath the 2015 nuclear deal reached underneath the Obama administration, which the Trump administration withdrew from roughly a 12 months in the past.
The transfer of USS Abraham Lincoln Service Strike Group into Central Command’s jurisdiction is a part of an more and more aggressive posture towards Iran, which incorporates labeling Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a “overseas terrorist group.”
Iran responded in sort, designating all U.S. troops within the Center East terrorists.
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