Attributing Responsibility for the Nerve Agent Attack in the U.K.

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC March 12, 2018 The United States was in touch with our Allies in the United Kingdom ahead of today’s announcement, including in a call between Secretary Tillerson and Foreign Secretary Johnson this morning. We have full confidence in the UK’s investigation and its assessment that ... Read More»

Secretary’s Remarks: Remarks at a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument

January 27, 2018. SECRETARY TILLERSON: On behalf of the American people, I’m honored today to recognize, along with our Polish friends, and commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Auschwitz-Birkenau was a place of unimaginable horror and tragedy, and it – but we must remember what happened there and in similar camps under the ... Read More»

Secretary Tillerson’s Visit to the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will lay a wreath at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument, which is a memorial to the 1943 Jewish Ghetto Uprising.  January 27 marks the commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi extermination camp. The Secretary will ... Read More»

Shared Responsibility for Shared Security: Building on U.S.-Europe Relations for the Future

By A. Wess Mitchell on December 19, 2017 I had the privilege of accompanying Secretary Tillerson on his recent, seventh trip to Europe. It was a busy week of meetings in Brussels, Vienna, and Paris with our NATO Allies, EU partners, OSCE members, and French leaders. In every engagement the Secretary reinforced the United States’ commitment to ... Read More»

On the Latest D.P.R.K. Missile Launch

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC November 28, 2017   The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of what is likely an intercontinental ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, indiscriminately threatening its neighbors, the region and global stability. The D.P.R.K.’s relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and the means to ... Read More»

Wishes from Secretary of State Tillerson for May 3rd Constitution Day

On behalf of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Poland on the 226th anniversary of your historic constitution. The United States and Poland are close friends, and our partnership continues to strengthen. We share democratic values, strong cultural and historical ties, and a security relationship based on mutual commitments. The United ... Read More»

Human Rights Reports for 2016

Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. These values form an essential foundation of stable, secure, and functioning societies. Standing up for human rights and democracy is not just a moral imperative but is in the best interests of the United States in making the world more stable ... Read More»

Secretary Tillerson to Deliver Remarks to State Department Employees

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson NOTICE TO THE PRESS February 1, 2017 Secretary Tillerson to Deliver Remarks to State Department Employees U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will address State Department employees upon arrival at the State Department on February 2 at 9:30 a.m. in the C Street Lobby. Secretary Tillerson’s remarks ... Read More»
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