Category: State Department

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Jan
2021

State Department Optimistic That Biden Will Build On Trump Administration’s Fight Against Chinese Telecom CompaniesState Department Optimistic That Biden Will Build On Trump Administration’s Fight Against Chinese Telecom Companies

A high-ranking State Department official says he’s optimistic that President-elect Joe Biden will build on an overlooked Trump administration initiative that commits American allies to keep Chinese telecoms out of their networks. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach told the Daily Caller News Foundation that 60 countries have […]

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Jan
2021

US Scientist Who Led Charge Against COVID Lab Leak Theory Admits He Was Trying To Protect Chinese ScientistsUS Scientist Who Led Charge Against COVID Lab Leak Theory Admits He Was Trying To Protect Chinese Scientists

Dr. Peter Daszak orchestrated a statement at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic that condemned “conspiracy theories” that the virus doesn’t have a natural origin. Daszak admitted on Friday through a spokesman that he issued the statement to protect Chinese scientists from online criticism. Daszak has worked directly with scientists at the Wuhan Institute of […]

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Jan
2021

US Has Evidence Researchers In Wuhan Lab Fell Ill Before Coronavirus Outbreak, State Department SaysUS Has Evidence Researchers In Wuhan Lab Fell Ill Before Coronavirus Outbreak, State Department Says

The U.S. government has evidence that researchers at a laboratory in Wuhan, China, became sick in Fall 2019 with flu-like symptoms, raising concerns that they were infected with the novel coronavirus as the result of a lab accident, the State Department said Friday. The agency said that the government still does not know the true […]

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Nov
2020

US Hits Iran With More Sanctions As Pompeo Makes Case For ‘Maximum Pressure’US Hits Iran With More Sanctions As Pompeo Makes Case For ‘Maximum Pressure’

November 18, 2020 12:35 PM ET The United States implemented another set of sanctions Wednesday on Iran while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” approach.  A top Iranian charity and its affiliates were targeted Wednesday by the Departments of State and Treasury, according to the Associated Press. The justification given […]

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Nov
2020

American-Born Hong Kong Democracy Activist Denied Protection From US ConsulateAmerican-Born Hong Kong Democracy Activist Denied Protection From US Consulate

November 09, 2020 2:56 PM ET A 20-year-old American citizen involved in pro-democracy activity in Hong Kong says the American consulate in the city refused to help him avoid Chinese retaliation.  Ansen Wong, born in California and raised in Hong Kong, was convicted earlier this year for criminal damage related to protest activities, according to […]

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Oct
2020

State Department Condemns China’s Move To Sanction Military Contractors Over Arms Sales To TaiwanState Department Condemns China’s Move To Sanction Military Contractors Over Arms Sales To Taiwan

The State Department condemned China’s sanctions on U.S. military contractor companies over its arms sales to Taiwan in a statement Monday. The Chinese government announced the sanctions against Lockheed Martin and Boeing’s defensive sector Monday, and Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Raytheon Technologies and Americans connected with it will face similar measures, the Associated […]

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Oct
2020

US Urges Nuclear Negotiations With North Korea After Kim Jong Un Reveals ‘Monster’ MissileUS Urges Nuclear Negotiations With North Korea After Kim Jong Un Reveals ‘Monster’ Missile

The U.S. urged North Korea to return to negotiations and completely denuclearize after the country revealed a new missile Saturday, a government official told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The missile was paraded through Pyongyang during a celebration of the 75th anniversary of North Korea’s ruling party Saturday, according to Reuters, marking the first showing […]

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Aug
2020

Pompeo Condemns ‘Mutiny’ In Mali After Military Arrests President, Prime MinisterPompeo Condemns ‘Mutiny’ In Mali After Military Arrests President, Prime Minister

August 19, 2020 2:00 PM ET Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the “mutiny” in Mali after military officials staged a coup Tuesday and arrested the country’s president and prime minister. “The United States calls on all political and military actors to work towards a restoration of constitutional government,” Pompeo said in a statement Wednesday. […]

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Jun
2020

Pompeo Demands China End ‘Horrific’ And ‘Dehumanizing’ Forced Abortions, Sterilizations Of UighursPompeo Demands China End ‘Horrific’ And ‘Dehumanizing’ Forced Abortions, Sterilizations Of Uighurs

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on China Monday to end the “horrific” and “dehumanizing” abuses against Uighur Muslims, including forced sterilizations, abortions, and coerced family planning practices. “We call on the Chinese Communist Party to immediately end these horrific practices and ask all nations to join the United States in demanding an end to […]

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