Press Availability With Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Buenos Aires, Argentina February 4, 2018 FOREIGN MINISTER FAURIE: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. Thank you for making the effort on this Sunday afternoon, on such a fine day. We were just chatting with Rex about the spectacular summer sky we’ve got today, so thank you for making the ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas February 1, 2018 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you, thank you so much. And thank you, Greg, for that very kind, warm introduction, inviting me back home today. And I want to thank those at the Clements Center of National Security and the ...
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Sec. Tillerson To Travel to Austin, Mexico City, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Lima, Bogotá, and Kingston

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 26, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Austin, Texas, and then to Mexico City, Mexico; Bariloche and Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Perú; Bogotá, Colombia; and Kingston, Jamaica on February 1-7. The Secretary will engage with regional partners to promote a safe, prosperous, ...
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U.S. Ends Participation in the Global Compact on Migration

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC December 3, 2017 The United States has decided to end participation in the UN process to develop a Global Compact on Migration (GCM). Negotiations on the GCM will be based on the New York Declaration, a document adopted by the UN in 2016 that commits ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Call with Argentine Foreign Minister Faurie

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT November 1, 2017 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: This afternoon Secretary Tillerson called Foreign Minister of Argentina Jorge Faurie to express his condolences on the deaths of five Argentine citizens in the brutal terrorist attack in New York City. The ...
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On the Expulsion of Cuban Officials from the United States

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC October 3, 2017 On October 3, the Department of State informed the Government of Cuba that it was ordering the departure of 15 of its officials from its embassy in Washington, D.C. The decision was made due to Cuba’s failure to take appropriate steps to ...
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Actions Taken in Response to Attacks on U.S. Government Personnel in Cuba

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 29, 2017 Over the past several months, 21 U.S. Embassy employees have suffered a variety of injuries from attacks of an unknown nature. The affected individuals have exhibited a range of physical symptoms, including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive issues, and difficulty ...
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Argentina’s Independence Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC July 7, 2017 On behalf of the United States government, best wishes on the occasion of Argentina’s 201st anniversary of independence on July 9. The United States and Argentina share a long history of friendship and a commitment to work together toward a more prosperous ...
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2017 Eid Al-Fitr Message from Secretary Rex Tillerson

On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I convey our warmest wishes to our Muslim friends around the world. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a holy month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity. On Eid al-Fitr Muslims in the United States and around the world celebrate ...
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2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 7, 2017 In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom… FULL TEXT
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON April 4, 2017 Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria The United States strongly condemns the chemical weapons attack in Idlib province, the third allegation of the use of such weapons in the past month alone.  There are reports of dozens ...
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Remarks on the President’s Executive Order Signed Today

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Ronald Reagan Building Washington, DC March 6, 2017 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Hello. Good morning and thank you for joining us. The executive order signed by the President earlier today, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, is a vital measure for strengthening our national security. ...
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Sec. Tillerson on President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON March 1, 2017 On President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress As the President laid out in his address to Congress, the State Department will continue to engage to advance U.S. interests in the world in cooperation with our ...
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