Trump Ousts Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson, Replaces Him With CIA Director Mike Pompeo
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 The Washington Post reports U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the top US diplomat, was ousted early Tuesday by President Donald Trump, orchestrating a major change to the country’s national security team in the midst of delicate negotiations with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday. Last Friday, the report said, Trump asked Tillerson to step aside, and the embattled diplomat cut short his trip to Africa on Monday to return to Washington. Tillerson will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the report said, adding Gina Hapsel, the deputy director at the CIA, will replace Pompeo. If confirmed, Hapsel will become the first woman to run the spy agency. In a statement issued...
President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he would replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The move could make the US more hawkish towards North Korea. Tillerson was thought to be a voice that cautioned Trump against striking North Korea while Pompeo has come...
China’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Beijing on Thursday following the landmark summit between the leaders... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Newsy •CBS News •NPR •Firstpost •Newsmax
After the Trump-Kim summit China and Russia both suggested that sanctions relief should be considered for North Korea, but on a visit to Beijing Thursday... CNSNews.com - USAlso reported by •Wall Street Journal
The US hopes to see "major disarmament" of nuclear-armed North Korea by the end of President Donald Trump's first term in 2020, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo... DNA - Front PageAlso reported by •Independent
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