Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Session on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Tillerson’s Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Session on Nuclear Non-Proliferation. September 21, 2017 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, good afternoon. And I appreciate the opportunity to address the Security Council again, and I thank this month’s – this month’s chair, Ethiopia. Members of the Security Council talk often of threats to global security. The focus of ...
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Behind the headlines, U.S. Sends $697 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Syria

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 21, 2017 Maintaining its steadfast commitment to getting lifesaving support to the people of Syria impacted by conflict wherever they are, the United States today announced more than $697 million in additional humanitarian assistance. State Department Bureau of Population, Migration, and Refugees Acting Assistant Secretary Simon ...
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Statement of Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan A. Thornton on North Korea

Testimony Susan A. Thornton Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Prepared Statement Before the House of Foreign Affairs Committee Washington, DC September 12, 2017 Susan A. Thornton: Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today for this timely hearing on North Korea. ...
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Learn about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, a globe-trotting oil executive and engineer, is the new U.S. secretary of state and chief foreign affairs adviser to President Trump. He was confirmed February 1 as the 69th secretary of state, a position first held by Thomas Jefferson and most recently by John Kerry. Five predecessors won the Nobel Peace Prize. Secretary of ...
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Daughter of South Asian immigrants becomes U.N. ambassador

Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will serve as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Vice President Pence administered the oath of office to Haley on January 25. The U.S. Senate voted 96-4 the previous night in favor of her nomination. Haley, the daughter of immigrants from India, was the first female governor of South Carolina ...
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