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Media: Wells Fargo Bank has asked a number of staff to remove the app TikTok

One of the largest U.S. banks Wells Fargo demanded that several employees remove Chinese app TikTok with corporate phones, according to the Agency Bloomberg with reference to the official representative of the Bank.

"We identified a small number of Wells Fargo employees with corporate devices, which were installed TikTok," - said the Agency representative of the Bank. According to him "in response to concern about the protection of personal information and control and security measures TikTok and because the corporate device should be used only for work, we have instructed these officers to remove the app from devices."

Trump said that he doesn't want US withdrawal from NATO

The US President Donald trump said in an interview with columnist mark Thyssen, she did not want the withdrawal of the United States from NATO, but the allies have to pay fees.

According to his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," former White house adviser on national security, John Bolton, trump wanted to threaten NATO leaders at the summit in 2018, the US withdrawal from the Alliance if they are to pay contributions of 2% of GDP. According to him, after that he talked about the threat of a trump to withdraw from NATO Secretary Mike Pompeo, they decided to convince him to stay in the Alliance, but possibly reducing the contributions of the United States. In the end, in his speech, trump did what you advised him to Bolton, he declared his support for NATO, but criticized the countries of the Alliance, which is still a small defense budgets.

The foreign Ministry commented on the words Pompeo on the vote of the UN security Council on Syria

The Russian foreign Ministry described the statements of US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Russia vote in the UN security Council on Syria another attempt to distort the facts in favor of selfish interests.

Pompeo previously urged countries to punish Russia and China for the veto when they vote in the UN security Council on the draft resolution, Belgium and Germany, extending by one year the operation of two border crossings ("Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam") on the border of Syria and Turkey to deliver cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria. The mandate of the action the PPC will expire on 10 July.

Lavrov spoke about the dialogue with the United States at all levels

Russia refuses from meeting with US at the highest level, but while such arrangements between the parties there, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

"None of the agreements (about the exchange of high level visits between Russia and the United States - ed.) is not concluded, because the agreement about the visit indicate a specific date, a specific city ... But no one refuses the visits," - said Lavrov during an online session, "Primako readings."

Pompeo has rejected criticism of the United Nations in connection with the murder Soleimani

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo rejected criticism of the United Nations in connection with the murder of the American forces, a senior Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

"The blow that killed General Soleimani, was in response to the escalation of a series of armed attacks Iran and the militants, which it supports, forces and US interests in the middle East. The strike was to deter Iran from the organization or support further attacks against the U.S. and its interests, and to reduce the combat potential of the forces of "Quds," added Pompeo.

Iran's foreign Ministry commented on the statements about U.S. interception of weapons

His unfounded claims about the detention of the ship with Iranian weapons to the Huthis are trying to justify the extension of the arms embargo, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi.

Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo reported the interception at the end of June next cargo of Iranian weapons destined for Yemeni rebels-Houthis. According to him, the consignment consisted of 200 rocket-propelled grenades, more than 1,700 of Kalashnikovs and rockets and other weapons.

Pompeo noted the progress in the discussions on the resumption of visits between the US and the EU

The US and the EU have made progress in discussing the resumption of travels of citizens between the countries, suspended since March because of the coronavirus, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

"We have made progress, technological progress. We need to complete (negotiations). The system will be monitoring measures to ensure the correct time (open borders)," said Pompeo.

Pompeo called the U.S. "world leader" anti-COVID-19

The USA is the world leader in the fight against the pandemic of coronavirus, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

"Of course, the United States remains a leader in the (anti -) global pandemic... there is No doubt that the United States has been and will remain a world leader when it comes to not just a global pandemic, and global infrastructure and institutes of health," said U.S. Secretary of state at a briefing on Wednesday.

Pompeo urged to punish Russia and China for veto in the UN security Council on Syria

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo urged countries to punish Russia and China for veto in the UN security Council on the humanitarian impact in Syria.

Earlier, Russia and China vetoed in the UN security Council to a draft resolution of Belgium and Germany, extending by one year the operation of two border crossings ("Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam") on the border of Syria and Turkey to deliver cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria. For the resolution voted by all the other 13 members of the UN security Council. The mandate of the action the PPC will expire on 10 July.

Pompeo asked Iraq to punish the guilty in the murder of al-Hashimi

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo asked Iraq to punish the perpetrators of the murder of a security expert Hisham al-Hashimi, who was killed in Baghdad on Monday.

"In the days before his death, he was constantly threatened by Iranian-backed groups. USA subscribe to the partner countries, strongly condemning the murder and demanding the government of Iraq to punish the guilty," said Pompeo at the briefing.

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