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Mike Pompeo: We Want Stability in the Balkans, It is a Region "Full of Challenges"

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concern about tensions in the Aegean. He stressed that the US wants stability in the Balkans because the region is "full of challenges".

The new defense agreement signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece's security, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Greek protesters demonstrate against Pompeo visit

Greek riot police officers secure the statue of US President Harry S. Truman after protesters against the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, threw paint in central Athens, Saturday. Pompeo is in Greece on the last leg of a four-nation European tour that has been overshadowed by the impeachment inquiry in Washington. [Michael Varaklas/AP]

Trump appointed Special Envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina negotiations

The White House had announced Grenell's appointment to this post. His nomination for that position has to be confirmed by the Senate, according to the Voice of America. According to the Washington Times, Grenell should perform both functions: "He will remain in that role while he leads the U.S. in helping Serbia and Kosovo settle longstanding tensions".