Russia will retaliate if the US attacks Syria’s military

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attends a news conference with Madagascar's Foreign Minister Beatrice Atallah in Moscow, Russia, Monday, April 6, 2015. Speaking about the Ukraine at a televised news conference Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the reform should be held “only with the approval and agreement of Luhansk and Donetsk,” the two biggest cities under separatist control. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres stressed, following a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, that President Trump’s warning to the Syrian government of President Bashar Assad on its reported planned chemical weapons attack, as a very “serious warning” that “should be heard.” In response to Washington’s warning, directed at Assad’s regime for what … Read more

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: ‘The Palestinians changed their policy, will stop paying families of suicide bombers’

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTS16WM2

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson revealed in a hearing at the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, that the Palestinians had changed their policy and would stop making payments to families of suicide bombers. Tillerson noted that the Palestinian decision came following a demand by the Trump administration to immediately stop the payments, during Palestinian President … Read more

US Secretary of State warns that Iran could follow North Korea in nuclear weapons capabilities

Rex Tillerson, chief executive officer of Exxon Mobile Corp., speaks at the 2012 CERAWEEK conference in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Friday, March 9, 2012. Exxon Mobil Corp. is moving toward the conclusion of an agreement to drill in the Russian Arctic, Tillerson said. Photographer: F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Iran of what he said was “alarming ongoing provocations” to destabilize countries in the Middle East, of undermining US interests in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon and of an ongoing aspiration to develop nuclear weapons capabilities that potentially could lead to the same path of North Korea.  “The Trump … Read more

US Secretary of State Tillerson meets IAEA Chief Amano for talks on Iran

Chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, who heads the organization that is in charge of monitoring Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement reached with world powers, met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department in Washington for the first time. The United Nations nuclear watchdog Chief was said … Read more

Israeli PM Netanyahu discusses Middle East issues with US secretary of state

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, centre, walks out with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, at his residence in Jerusalem, Israel Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday said Israeli and Palestinian leaders are "getting down to business" on core issues of renewed peace talks, but gave no sign they are any closer to resolving a looming crisis over Israeli West Bank settlements. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also acts as Israel’s Foreign minister, met last night with his American counterpart, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, during which the two discussed a series of issues related to the Middle East. Prime Minister Netanyahu invited Secretary Tillerson to visit Israel, in order to establish direct ties between the … Read more

Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State recommends a review of the Iran nuclear deal

Chairman and CEO of US oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, speaks during the 2015 Oil and Money conference in central London on October 7, 2015. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, announced he would recommend a “full review of the nuclear agreement with Iran, but noted that he did not call for an outright rejection of the 2015 accord. Speaking in his Senate confirmation hearing, Tillerson stressed that it was imperative to verify whether the Islamic … Read more