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US President names state secretary, CIA director
06 : 44 PM - 13/03/2018
Washington, Mar. 13 (BNA): US President Donald Trump today said that he had replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
US President names state secretary, CIA director
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Washington, Mar. 13 (BNA): US President Donald Trump today said that he had replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.


He added that he had chosen Gina Haspel to be the new Director of the CIA.


"Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen," President Trump tweeted.


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BNA 1531 GMT 2018/03/13


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