Pompeo and US UN envoy scrap trips to Europe, Taiwan

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his final official visit to Europe, while Washington’s UN envoy scrapped a trip to Taiwan, officials said Tuesday, as President Donald Trump faces an impeachment vote in Congress. The two-day stay in Europe would have been Pompeo’s last foreign trip as Washington’s top diplomat before Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office on January 20. The State Department said Pompeo was staying in Washington ensure a “smooth and orderly” transition to the new administration. The United States’ UN ambassador Kelly Craft cancelled her planne…

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