Rex Tillerson

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  • Russia asks for new probe into Syrian chemical attack

    Russia asks for new probe into Syrian chemical attack

    Russia has proposed a new probe body under the auspices of the Security Council to determine the perpetrators of the April 2017 chemical attack in Syria that killed over 80 persons. The US, however, remains wary of the move and......

    January 24, 2018
  • Russia, US discuss Syria after Turkish offensive

    Russia, US discuss Syria after Turkish offensive

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed ensuring stability in northern Syria by phone Saturday after Turkey started bombing Kurdish forces in Afrin in northern Syria. The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday said Lavrov......

    January 21, 2018
  • North Korea accuses US of plotting another Korean War

    North Korea accuses US of plotting another Korean War

    North Korea has accused the US of plotting to provoke another Korean War by convening a foreign ministers' meeting in Vancouver, Canada. "The US, in collusion with Canada, created the scene of war simulation by summoning the foreign ministers' meeting......

    January 19, 2018
  • Rex Tillerson to tour Europe amid rift over Iran nuclear deal

    Rex Tillerson to tour Europe amid rift over Iran nuclear deal

    US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert has said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit London, Paris, Warsaw and Davos on January 21-27, as the trans-Atlantic ties have been challenged by widening division over the US proposed revision of the......

    January 19, 2018
  • Russia probe has no impact on my work: Rex Tillerson

    Russia probe has no impact on my work: Rex Tillerson

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has had no impact on his work with overseas counterparts, the media reported. "It has had no impact," Tillerson told......

    January 6, 2018
  • US recognises 'poor' relation with Russia, seeks cooperation on Syria

    US recognises 'poor' relation with Russia, seeks cooperation on Syria

    The United States, while maintaining "a poor relationship" with Russia, still needs to work with Russia in areas of mutual interests including Syria, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. Washington and Moscow remained widely confrontational this year amid......

    December 29, 2017
  • US asks Russia to reduce violence in Ukraine

    US asks Russia to reduce violence in Ukraine

     US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has asked Russia to ease violence in eastern Ukraine over a phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the US State Department has said. During their phone talk on Tuesday, Tillerson underscored the......

    December 28, 2017
  • US policy on North Korea to remain changed: US State Dept

    US policy on North Korea to remain changed: US State Dept

    The US State Department said on Thursday its policy on North Korea “has not changed,” following remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington is ready to talk without prior conditions. Tillerson's comments, made yesterday, were interpreted by some experts as......

    December 14, 2017
  • US embassy unlikely to move to Jerusalem before 2020: Tillerson

    US embassy unlikely to move to Jerusalem before 2020: Tillerson

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that the US embassy in Israel was unlikely to move to Jerusalem before 2020. "It's not going to be anything that happens right away," Tillerson said in a speech at the State......

    December 13, 2017
  • US has elevated its relationship with India: Tillerson

    US has elevated its relationship with India: Tillerson

    The United States has elevated its engagement with India as part of its effort of free and open Indo-Pacific, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. “As part of the free and open Indo-Pacific, we have elevated our engagement with......

    December 13, 2017
  • US ready for North Korea talks without preconditions: Tillerson

    US ready for North Korea talks without preconditions: Tillerson

    The US is ready to open nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea, without preconditions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. "Let's just meet and let's talk about the weather if you want," he said on Tuesday at a policy......

    December 13, 2017
  • Russia instigating violence in Ukraine: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    Russia instigating violence in Ukraine: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday accused Russia of instigating unrest in eastern Ukraine, where violations against an agreed ceasefire have increased in recent weeks. Tillerson's comments came during a speech on the first day of a Ministerial......

    December 7, 2017
  • US to begin Jerusalem embassy move preparations: Tillerson

    US to begin Jerusalem embassy move preparations: Tillerson

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has that the State Department will "immediately" act on President Donald Trump's order and start preparations to move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump announced in......

    December 7, 2017