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U.S. considers restoring Pyongyang to terror sponsor list: Tillerson

Reuters - 2017-04-19 23:12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States is looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its nuclear program, including whether Pyongyang should have been removed from a U.S. list of stat ...

U.S.-Russia relations at another low after Syria attacks

Reuters - 2017-04-13 00:59
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday trust had eroded between the United States and Russia under President Donald Trump as Moscow delivered an unusually hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off o ...

White House accuses Russia of deflecting blame on Syria attack

Reuters - 2017-04-12 00:23
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to shield Syria's leader from blame for a deadly poison gas attack last week, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson brought a Western message to Moscow condemning its s ...

Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

Reuters - 2017-04-10 18:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow this week will be an early test of whether the Trump administration can use any momentum generated by a missile attack on a Syrian air base to craft and execute a strategy to e ...

Tillerson: Syria strike a message to others, including North Korea

Reuters - 2017-04-10 04:43
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military strikes against Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons are a warning to other nations, including North Korea, that "a response is likely" if they pose a danger, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sun ...

What kind of success did Turkey achieve in Syria? / Murat Yetkin

KurdPress - 2017-04-03 01:49
Hours before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s arrival in Ankara on the evening of March 29, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on NTV that Turkey’s “Euphrates Shield” operation on Syria soil had been completed. ...

Tillerson says US, Turkey face ‘difficult options’ for Syria

Waar Media - 2017-03-30 17:21
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States and Turkey must make “difficult decisions” about how to fight the Islamic State group in Syria. Tillerson is speaking in Ankara after meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Ca ...

Turkish PM receives US secretary of state

Waar Media - 2017-03-30 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in the capital Ankara to discuss regional issues on Thursday, according to a source at the Prime Ministry. Yildirim and Tillerson spoke about ongoing effor ...

Turkey to discuss Syria, Gulen with U.S.'s Tillerson: foreign minister

Reuters - 2017-03-29 10:03
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will discuss Syria and the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for a failed coup last July, with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Ankara this week, Turkey's foreign minister said ...

Tillerson will not meet Turkey opposition in Ankara visit this week

Reuters - 2017-03-28 02:23
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not meet members of Turkish opposition groups during a one-day visit to Ankara this week where talks with President Tayyip Erdogan will focus on the war in Syria, senior U.S. officials said ...

US-led Coalition Gathering to Discuss End of IS

BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
LEEDS — Diplomats from all 68 member states of the international US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria met on Wednesday in the capital of the United States, Washington. US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, welcomed ...

Tillerson puts military action ‘on the table’ over North Korea

Rojikurd - 2017-03-18 00:00
US military action against nuclear-armed Pyongyang is an “option on the table,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after visiting the Demilitarised Zone dividing the two Koreas. Diplomacy has failed, he warned. The US’ “strategic patience” with nuclear ...

U.S. policy of 'strategic patience' with North Korea over: Tillerson

Reuters - 2017-03-17 11:37
SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. policy of strategic patience with North Korea has ended, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in South Korea on Friday, adding that military action would be "on the table" if North Korea elevated the threat level. ...

U.S. Secretary Tillerson meets with Iraq’s oil minister in Washington

E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
WASHINGTON,— U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi at the State Department on Friday. Al-Luaibi did not comment on questions from reporters about U.S. oil investment in Iraq. “Mr. Minister, are there plans to ...

U.S. to host 68-nation meeting on countering Islamic State: official

Reuters - 2017-03-09 17:46
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host a 68-nation meeting in Washington this month to discuss the next moves by the coalition fighting Islamic State, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday. ...

EU top diplomat discusses Russia, Iran nuclear deal with Tillerson

Reuters - 2017-02-10 00:38
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In their first meeting, the European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke "at length" about terrorism, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal and Ukraine, the EU said in a statement. ...

Tillerson and the Kurds

House of Kurds - 2016-12-17 06:25
Donald Trump recently nominated CEO of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, to be the next Secretary of State. Many critics of Trump have brought up concerns about Tillerson’s associations with Russia and his inexperience as a diplomat. While these are certainly wo ...

Trump names Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

Waar Media - 2016-12-14 15:45
Waar, Duhok: President-Elect Donald Trump has formally announced Rex Tillerson, Exxon-Mobil CEO as his nomination to serve as secretary of state. “I have chosen one of the truly great business leaders of the world, Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of Exxon ...

Exxon Mobil CEO set to be Trump secretary of state pick – reports

Waar Media - 2016-12-11 19:47
Waar, Duhok: US President-Elect Donald Trump is moving closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, following two private meetings between Trump and Tillerson. That’s according to several people who have spoken with Trump and ...
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