The top U.S. diplomat has granted an exception to certain U.S. sanctions that will allow the India-led development of a port in Iran as part of a new transportation corridor designed to boost Afghanistan's economy, a State Department spokesman said on Tuesday. The exception granted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
The European Union's plans for a "special purpose vehicle" (SPV) designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil exports is deeply counterproductive, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. "Unfortunately, just last night I was disturbed and indeed deeply disappointed to hear remaining parties in the Iran (nuclear) deal
LONDON (Reuters) - The top adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader on Tuesday rejected a U.S. offer for top-level meetings, as both countries' presidents were due to attend the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards also kept up the anti-U.S. rhetoric in the build up to the U.N.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's lira firmed more than 3 percent on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he expected discussions with Turkish officials this week over the fate of a U.S. pastor whose trial has strained relations. The lira has tumbled 40 percent against the dollar this year,
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he expected to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in New York as Washington expressed concern at Moscow's plans to supply the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria. "I'm sure Sergei and I will have our time together," Pompeo said of