- Title: Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Italy amidst political storm back in U.S.
- Date: 1st October 2019
- Summary: ROME, ITALY (OCTOBER 1, 2019) (REUTERS) U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE MIKE POMPEO WALKING DOWN STEPS OF PLANE POMPEO WELCOMED BY OFFICIALS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO VATICAN CALLISTA GINGRICH WALKING ACROSS TARMAC AFTER GREETING POMPEO CONVOY DRIVING AWAY
- Embargoed: 15th October 2019 10:47
- Keywords: U.S. Secretary of Stake Mike Pompeo Italy Vatican impeachment probe
- Location: ROME, ITALY
- City: ROME, ITALY
- Country: Italy
- Topics: Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA001AZ9NGHZ
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Italy on Tuesday (October 1) as a U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment probe into President Donald Trump intensified.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday (September 30) that Pompeo took part in a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in which U.S. aid appeared to be used as leverage in exchange for an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden from Ukraine's leader.
During Pompeo's four day trip he is expected to meet with the Italian President and Prime Minister and speak at a symposium at the Vatican.
(Production: Gabriele Pileri, Cristiano Corvino, Eleanor Biles)
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