U.S. Secretary of State
U.S urges African nations to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated on Thursday (March 8) that African countries should apply concrete diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea.
Tillerson criticizes Russia over Syria weapon use
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday the United States believed it was Russia's responsibility to curb Syria's use of chemical weapons. Speaking at a news conference in Poland, Tillerson stood by his earlier comments that the Russia-backed Syrian government may still be using chemical weapons against its own people following a suspected chlorine attack in a rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta.
No preconditions for North Korea talks: Tillerson
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday said the United States would not accept any preconditions for diplomatic talks with North Korea, saying the Trump administration and the international community would continue to pressure Pyongyang.
Tillerson pushes for closer ties between Saudi Arabia, Iraq
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday in Riyadh that the growing relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq was "vital" to bolstering the collective security, cooperation in the fight against Islamic State and prosperity between the U.S. and both countries.
"I have never considered leaving this post": Tillerson
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied the substance of an NBC report on Wednesday, saying he had never considered resigning from his post, and that he was as committed to President Donald Trump's agenda as much today as he was when he first came into office.
U.S. 'probing' to see if North Korea is interested in dialogue: Tillerson
The United States is probing North Korea to see whether it is interested in dialogue and has multiple direct channels of communication with Pyongyang, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday.
Tillerson in China as U.S. presses North Korean economic squeeze
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held top-level talks in China on Saturday as the U.S. looks to tighten an economic squeeze on North Korea.
Tillerson says Trump wanted to send 'strong message' to North Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Trump’s warning of “fire and fury” against North Korea was intended to prevent Pyongyang from miscalculating and says Americans should “sleep well at night”.
Trump to get "really tough" on NATO allies: Tillerson
U.S. President Donald Trump will be "really tough" when he meets his NATO allies for the first time in Brussels on Thursday and will demand that they raise their defence spending, according to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.