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World Pompeo in India for talks on China 'threats'

12:26  26 october  2020
12:26  26 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

Ellen Pompeo dons a pair of coveralls for lunch after voting

  Ellen Pompeo dons a pair of coveralls for lunch after voting Ellen Pompeo slipped out of her scrubs on Friday and opted for another monochromatic outfit. The 50-year-old actress donned a pair of white coveralls as she headed to lunch in Los Angeles. © Provided by Daily Mail Day-time look: Ellen Pompeo slipped out of her scrubs on Friday and opted for another monochromatic outfit, for lunch in Los Angeles The actress, most known for playing Meredith Grey on the ABC medical drama, opted for a sporty and futuristic look. She wore the button-up linen coveralls, with a v-neck, and teamed it with white sneakers.

US- Chinese Tensions. Pompeo 's upcoming visit to India comes amid ongoing tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have flared in recent years over the South China Sea. Beijing claims the latter as its historical territory, and has been building military bases on artificial islands in the region.

Pompeo will also visit Sri Lanka -- where China has lent billions of dollars, leaving a mountain of debt -- as well as Indonesia, as President Donald Trump's Pompeo will be joined by Defense Secretary Mark Esper in New Delhi on Monday and Tuesday for annual talks . Officials said the two countries

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Monday, kicking off a four-country Asia tour that he has said will focus on the "threats" posed by China.

a man and a woman talking on a cell phone: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four countries in Asia © ADNAN ABIDI US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four countries in Asia

Joined by Defense Secretary Mark Esper for the two-day visit, Pompeo will hold top-level talks following a spike in tensions between India and China since a deadly border clash in June.

India has sought US cold weather equipment as the showdown goes into the freezing Himalayan winter and officials said this could be raised when Pompeo and Esper meet India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Pompeo to raise China concerns on Asia tour

  Pompeo to raise China concerns on Asia tour US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he would raise concerns about China next week as he travels to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia. Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be visiting New Delhi early next week for a dialogue with their colleagues from India, whose relationship with China has sharply deteriorated this year over a deadly border clash. Pompeo said he would afterward visit Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia."I'm sure that my meetings will also include discussions on how free nations can work together to thwart threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party," Pompeo told reporters.

Pompeo 's anti- China rally questioned by some Europeans - Продолжительность: 4:10 CGTN 16 322 просмотра. LAC विवाद पर भारत के समर्थन में अमेरिका, Mike Pompeo का China पर बड़ा बयान | India China Border - Продолжительность: 2:12 TV9 Bharatvarsh 36 448 просмотров.

Pompeo ’s marking out of China ’s threats to its neighbours as a priority represents a significant policy statement and security posture. US, EU to start dialogue on threats from China : Pompeo Running through a list of aggressive Chinese actions, Pompeo spoke about the “bloody border confrontation

The world's two biggest democracies are expected to sign an agreement on sharing geo-spatial intelligence, paving the way for the United States to ship sophisticated missile technology, officials said.

Esper will also be discussing ways to increase cooperation between the two countries' military forces.

This could include intelligence sharing, stepping up joint exercises, and arms sales -- including possibly US F-18 fighter jets.

Pompeo will go on from India to Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Indonesia, all of which have a key role in Indian Ocean maritime traffic where China has cast a greater shadow.

The secretary of state said ahead of the trip that his meetings would "include discussions on how free nations can work together to thwart threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party".

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