The United States blacklisted Mexican company Libre Abordo and a related firm, accusing them of helping Caracas evade US sanctions in the first formal action taken by the US Treasury Department against Mexican companies involved in trading Venezuelan oil.
In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday warned American investors against fraudulent accounting practices at China-based companies and said the Nasdaq’s recent decision to tighten listing rules for such players should be “a model” for all other exchanges around the world.
The United States will use all options to free two Americans said to be detained in a failed mercenary attack in Venezuela, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. “If the Maduro regime decides to hold them, we will use every tool that we have available to try to get them back,” Pompeo told reporters.
China's state broadcaster CCTV on Monday attacked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's insane and evasive remarks over the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, further fuelling Sino-US tensions.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said enormous evidence showed the new coronavirus originated in a lab in China, further fueling tensions with Beijing over its handling of the outbreak.
The U.S. State Department, the Treasury Department and the U.S. Embassy in Mexico are investigating at least two Mexican firms involved in an oil-for-food pact signed in 2019 with Venezuela’s government, U.S. officials said.
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday pressed China to allow inspectors into sensitive laboratories, voicing concern about their security amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his government is trying to determine whether the coronavirus emanated from a lab in Wuhan, China, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Beijing “needs to come clean” what they know.
The United States is seeking to fundamentally change the World Health Organization, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday after Washington decided to withhold contributions during the coronavirus pandemic. The United States is the top donor to the WHO, offering US$400 million last year.