Deputy Secretary John Sullivan at the @mfa_ukraine Diplomatic Academy: I am honored to be here to affirm the United States’ unwavering support for an independent #Ukraine – one that is stable, democratic, prosperous, and free. We remain committed to restoring Ukraine’s territorial integrity and ensuring the safety and security of its citizens.
Deputy Secretary John Sullivan reaffirms the deep and enduring U.S.-#Italy relationship and thanks our Italian allies for their critical support in addressing foreign policy issues in #Libya, #Ukraine, #Lebanon, and #NorthKorea at the Center for American Studies in Rome. #USItalyCooperation
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson poses for a selfie with U.S. Embassy Cairo staff in Cairo, #Egypt during his trip on February 12.
While in Egypt, Secretary Tillerson met with senior Egyptian officials to discuss strengthening the U.S.-Egypt partnership, and coordination on key regional issues.
Secretary Tillerson is in Amman, #Jordan to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein and Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Al-Safadi. The Secretary will underscore the enduring strength of the U.S.-Jordan relationship, engage with the Jordanian leadership on the conclusion of a new Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral assistance, and discuss key regional issues such as the ongoing crisis in Syria and Jordan’s support for Middle East peace.
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Happy #BlackHistoryMonth! Through the U.S. Department of State exchange programs, people around the world experience African-American history and culture. #ExchangeAlumni @exchangeourworld
Secretary Tillerson will travel to Kingston, #Jamaica today to meet with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith to discuss bilateral and regional security, energy efforts, and Jamaica’s successful economic reform efforts.
Secretary Tillerson will travel to Bogota, #Colombia on February 6 to meet with President Juan Manuel Santos, Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, and other senior Colombian officials to discuss matters of importance including U.S. support for Colombia’s efforts to address the surge in coca cultivation and cocaine production, economic issues, and the growing refugee population.
The U.S. Department of State welcomes the new Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, Michelle Giuda who was sworn-in on February 3, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
#TBT: On February 1, 2017, Rex W. Tillerson was sworn in as the 69th Secretary of State of the United States. On February 2, Secretary Tillerson shook hands with State Department employees after delivering remarks in the main lobby of the Department’s Harry S. Truman building in Washington, D.C.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Warsaw, #Poland today to meet with senior Polish officials to discuss a range of issues in the strong U.S.-Poland bilateral relationship, including global challenges, regional security, and economic prosperity.
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On January 23 in Paris, France, Secretary Tillerson delivered remarks at the launch of the International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons. In his speech, Secretary Tillerson called out #Russia for failure to resolve the chemical weapons issue in #Syria.
Secretary Tillerson is in #Paris today to meet with senior French officials to discuss global issues of mutual concern, including Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, the DPRK, and Ukraine, in addition to other areas of bilateral interest. He will also attend the launch of the International Partnership against Impunity for Use of Chemical Weapons.
Secretary Tillerson will travel to #London on January 21 to meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill to discuss cooperation on issues of mutual concern around the world, including Iran, Syria, Libya, the DPRK and Ukraine.
#TBT: Post World War II, the United States was represented in Germany by an Ambassador at the embassy in Bonn and by a Minister to Berlin to manage the U.S. presence in that divided city. This unique U.S. Minister’s flag was presented to U.S. diplomat Harry Gilmore upon completion of his Berlin assignment in 1991. After reunification, the Embassy returned to Berlin and the U.S. Minister position was eliminated.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and George P. Shultz yesterday during his visit to Stanford University in Stanford, California.
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Secretary Tillerson discussed the way forward for the United States regarding #Syria during his remarks at the Hoover Institute, Stanford University, in Stanford, California.
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On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate the many faiths that make up our country. Religious diversity strengthens our communities and promotes tolerance, respect, understanding, and equality. The free exercise of religion is a source of personal and national stability, and its preservation is essential to protecting human dignity. #ReligiousFreedomDay
Today in Vancouver, #Canada, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered remarks at the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Vancouver, #Canada, January 15-17, to co-host the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. The meeting will bring together nations from across the globe to demonstrate international solidarity against North Korea’s dangerous and illegal nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Discussions will focus on advancing and strengthening diplomatic efforts toward a secure, prosperous and denuclearized Korean peninsula.
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January 11 marks National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States.
Human trafficking is a pervasive human rights issue affecting millions, no matter their gender, age, or nationality.
Governments, NGOs, the private sector, and survivors must continue to work together to end human trafficking. #EndTrafficking #TraffickingAwarenessDay