US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shortens his trips to Asia

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Published: October 4,2020 10:12 AM
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October 4, 2020: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, will cut short his trip to East Asia following the hospitalisation of Donald Trump with Covid-19.

October 4, 2020: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, will cut short his trip to East Asia following the hospitalisation of Donald Trump with Covid-19.



The State Department said that Pompeo would leave for Japan on Sunday but would not go to Mongolia and South Korea as originally planned.



Pompeo was meant to visit all three countries from October 4-8. He is still set to leave for Tokyo on Sunday but will be returning to Washington on October 6 after consultations with his Japanese counterparts and a wider meeting with Foreign Ministers of India and Australia.