News - Rex Tillerson

Tillerson Speaks On Russia

3 months ago /
International News 

Sacked U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Has warned of what he called Russia’s "troubling behaviour and actions"

BREAKING: Trump Sacks Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson

3 months ago /
International News 

United States President, Donald Trump, on Tuesday sacked U.S. Secretary of State, Mr Rex Tillerson.

Russian Spy: Deadline For Moscow Over Spy Poison Attack

3 months ago /
International News 

Moscow must explain why a Russian-made nerve agent was used in the poisoning of former Russian agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter by the end of Tuesday, Theresa May said.

US Secretary Of State Cuts Short Africa Trip

3 months ago /
Nation 

US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson has cut short his first trip to Africa to return to Washington to deal with urgent work there.

Nigeria, US Seek Closer Trade Ties

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Government of the United States is looking forward to a more robust trade relationship with Nigeria.

US Secretary Of State To Visit Nigeria Next Week

3 months ago /
Nation 

United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, will travel to Africa next week, the State Department said on Thursday, in his first visit to the continent since President Donald Trump entered office.

US Ready For North Korea Talks

6 months ago /
International News 

The United State secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, says the country is  "ready to talk any time" with North Korea without pre-conditions. His statement appeared to shift the us position away from previous demands that North Korea must disarm before any talks can be held. But hours later the white house said President...

Jordan Warns U.S. On Consequences Of Recongnising Jerusalem As Israel Capital

6 months ago /
International News 

Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has warned the us of "dangerous consequences" if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ayman Safadi said he had told us secretary of State Rex Tillerson such a declaration would trigger great anger in the Arab and Muslim world. Speculation is mounting that president Donald...

Rohingya Crisis: U.S. Calls For Investigation

7 months ago /
International News 

US secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for an independent investigation into Myanmar's Rohingya crisis. Myanmar's army has been accused of killing Rohingya people and burning their villages, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee to Bangladesh. Tillerson said the crisis concerned the us, but added that sanctions against Myanmar were "not...

North Korea Nuclear Missile Capability Developing Fast – CIA Director

8 months ago /
International News 

CIA director Mike Pompeo has warned that North Korea is on the verge of being able to hit the US with a nuclear missile. He said though military force remains an option Washington still prefers diplomacy and sanctions. North Korea claims it already has the capability to strike the us. Speaking at the...

North Korea Crisis: Rex Tillerson Insists On Diplomacy

8 months ago /
International News 

US secretary of State, Rex Tillerson is insisting that President Donald Trump wants to resolve the confrontation with North Korea through diplomacy until "the first bomb drops" He said, sanctions and diplomacy had brought unprecedented international unity against North Korea's nuclear weapons programme. Last month, trump told Tillerson not to waste time...

Trump Scraps Iran Nuclear Deal

8 months ago /
International News 

U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew backing from the nuclear accord with Iran this Friday and laid out a more confrontational strategy. The move did not withdraw the US from the deal but gave congress 60 days to decide whether to do so by re-imposing sanctions. U.S. officials said secretary of state Rex...

US Expels Cuba Diplomats

8 months ago /
International News 

The us has expelled 15 Cuban diplomats, saying Havana failed to protect us diplomats from mysterious acoustic attacks. The Cuban diplomats have been given seven days to leave. Cuba's foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez called the move "unacceptable". This is coming one week after us withdrawal of more than half of its own diplomats...

Putin Takes Jab At U.S Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson

9 months ago /
International News 

Russian president Vladimir Putin took a jab at Rex Tillerson on Thursday, joking that the U.S. secretary of state had “fallen in with the wrong company” since he had awarded him a Russian state honor for his contribution to Russian-U.S. relations. Hopes of detente in Moscow’s relations with Washington under Donald...

US, China Pressure North Korea To Abandon Nuclear Missile Programme

10 months ago /
International News 

The united states and china piled pressure on north Korea Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the un security council approved tough sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year. One day after council members voted unanimously for a partial ban on exports aimed at slashing Pyongyang’s foreign...

Pentagon To Provide Options Against North Korea

11 months ago /
International News 

The U.S. military is ready to provide options to President Donald Trump over the continued launch of ballistic missiles by North Korea, Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said. Mattis, in a statement by the U.S. Department of Defence, however, said diplomatic and economic efforts remained the tools of choice to convince...

President Trump To Unveil US Plan To Tackle Boko Haram In Nigeria, Lake Chad Area

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The Trump administration is expected to reveal to lawmakers its five-year plan to address the Boko Haram rebellion in north east Nigeria and Lake Chad region. This is pursuant to a law signed by former President Barack Obama last December. The law arose from a bill proposed by congresswoman Fredericka Wilson. Indication...

North Korea Faces Tighter Sanctions Under Trump Strategy

1 year ago /
International News 

The US is to tighten sanctions on North Korea and step up diplomatic moves aimed at pressuring the country to end its nuclear and missile programmes. President Donald Trump's strategy was announced after a special briefing for all 100 US senators. Earlier, the top US commander in the Pacific defended the deployment...

African Union Chief, Moussa Faki Snubbed By US

1 year ago /
International News 

African Union chief Moussa Faki was snubbed by the US during a recent visit to the capital, Washington DC, the Foreign Policy (FP) magazine reports. Mr Faki had been invited to the city Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the week of 17 April but Mr Tillerson's office did not confirm the meeting...

US Accuses Iran Of 'Alarming Provocations'

1 year ago /
International News 

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" aimed at destabilising the Middle East and undermining America's interests in the region. "An unchecked Iran has the potential to travel the same path as North Korea and to take the world along with it," Mr Tillerson said. President...


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