Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden introduced Monday he has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director. A former ambassador to Russia and Jordan, Burns, 64, had a 33-year profession on the State Division below each Republican and Democratic presidents. He rose via the ranks of…
South Korean diplomat in Iran over seized ship, frozen funds

South Korean diplomat in Iran over seized ship, frozen funds

TEHRAN – A South Korean diplomatic delegation arrived in Iran on Sunday to barter the discharge of a vessel and its crew seized by Iranian forces amid an escalating monetary dispute between the nations, Iranian state-run media reported. The South Korean-flagged tanker seizure by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard within…
Pompeo visits Israeli settlement in 1st by top US diplomat

Pompeo visits Israeli settlement in 1st by top US diplomat

JERUSALEM – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid the first-ever go to by a high U.S. diplomat to an Israeli settlement within the occupied West Financial institution on Thursday after saying a brand new initiative to fight the worldwide Palestinian-led boycott motion. The go to to the settlement,…