If confirmed, Mike Pompeo would fill the vacancy left after US President Donald Trump fired Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. Photo: EPA-EFE

China hawk Mike Pompeo tipped to stiffen Trump’s tough diplomatic line on Beijing

Appointment of presidential loyalist as US secretary of state unlikely lead to any easing in tensions between the two countries, analysts say

Topic |   US-China relations

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If confirmed, Mike Pompeo would fill the vacancy left after US President Donald Trump fired Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. Photo: EPA-EFE
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