this week at state: may 10, 2019

At @ ArcticCouncil, we are proud to work with Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and indigenous groups to govern Arctic pic twitter com jvgson6xlK — Secretary Pompeo May 7, 2019. ..

this week at state: october 19, 2018

At the request of President Trump, Secretary Pompeo traveled to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 15-16 to underscore, in meetings with Saudi government leaders, the need for prompt and open investigation into the disappearance of Washington Post Jamal Khashoggi. . ..

panetta on first iraq trip

BAGHDAD -- New Pentagon Leon Panetta made his first visit to Iraq including rash of attacks on U.S troops and continued indecision about whether United States will withdraw its forces by the end of the year.. ..

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OPEC is working on a very long-term deal to try to extend its alliance with other oil producers, at energy conference Baghdad, Iraq on Wednesday... ..

powell presses for prudence in iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Secretary of State Colin Powell, pressed by France and by some Iraqis to agree to speedier timetable toward self-government Iraq, cautioned Sunday that the process of restoring sovereignty had to be carried out in stages and that it might not be seen as legitimate if it went too rapidly.. ..

iraq spurns palace inspections

WASHINGTON -- In bid to pre-empt United States and further divide United Nations, Iraq reversed course Saturday and would not abide by any new U.N resolution allowing weapons inspectors access to key presidential compounds.. ..

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