US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Photo: AFP

Pompeo, on Central Asia tour, warns of China and Russia’s influence

  • US secretary of state tours two Central Asian ‘Stans’ to bolster ties
  • John Kerry toured the region in 2015 – the last US secretary of state to visit

Topic |   Kazakhstan
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Photo: AFP
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