Rex Tillerson

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

Published 20/11/2017

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 13th Asia Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting (ASEM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/StringerNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - [more…]

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Published 14/11/2017

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U.S.`s Tillerson concerned over Saudi purge, monitoring Hariri situation

U.S.`s Tillerson concerned over Saudi purge, monitoring Hariri situation

Published 10/11/2017

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's recent political purge raises concerns and remains unclear but does not appear to amount to mass arrests, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Friday. [more…]

As militant threats shift, U.S. Senate revives war authorization debate

As militant threats shift, U.S. Senate revives war authorization debate

Published 30/10/2017

U.S. lawmakers will grill top Trump administration officials on Monday about a new authorization for the use of military force for the campaign against Islamic State and other militant groups, Congress' most significant step in years toward taking back control of its constitutional right to authorize war. [more…]

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

Published 27/10/2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar's army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, the U.S. State Department said in a statement. [more…]

Mattis visits Seoul for defense talks as tensions climb

Mattis visits Seoul for defense talks as tensions climb

Published 27/10/2017

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis flew into Seoul on Friday for annual defense talks as tensions with North Korea climb ahead of a visit to the region next month by President Donald Trump. [more…]

No role for Assad in Syria`s future: Tillerson

No role for Assad in Syria`s future: Tillerson

Published 26/10/2017

President Bashar al-Assad and his family have no role in the future of Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday ahead of peace talks aiming at a political transition scheduled to resume next month. [more…]

U.S. belatedly begins to comply with Russia sanctions law

U.S. belatedly begins to comply with Russia sanctions law

Published 26/10/2017

The U.S. State Department on Thursday said it had belatedly begun informing Congress and others about groups associated with the Russian intelligence and defense sectors as required under a 2017 law tightening sanctions on Russia. [more…]

Trump says `only one thing will work` with North Korea

Trump says `only one thing will work` with North Korea

Published 08/10/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said "only one thing will work" in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results. [more…]

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Oct 5) – Ralph Northam, Stock Market, Rex Tillerson

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Oct 5) – Ralph Northam, Stock Market, Rex Tillerson

Published 06/10/2017

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expre [more…]