US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told lawmakers.
A former diplomat confirmed Monday that the United States agreed to pay $2 million to North Korea to release an American student who had fallen into a coma after alleged torture — and said Washington should honor the commitment.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has managed where others have failed to stay in President Donald Trump’s good graces, joked Monday that he knows how he’ll leave — when he learns on Twitter.
Former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson said Donald Trump was “undisciplined” and repeatedly wanted to break the law — leading the US president to respond Friday that his onetime cabinet member was “dumb as a rock.”
The United States has never been especially consistent in raising human rights, but President Donald Trump’s administration, with its kid-glove treatment of Saudi Arabia, has sent a message clearer than ever before — allies need not worry about criticism.
The Kremlin on Wednesday said ties with the US could not get any worse under next Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after the sacking of Rex Tillerson.
Donald Trump on Tuesday sacked his top diplomat Rex Tillerson and named current CIA chief Mike Pompeo to succeed him, ending a rocky tenure by the Texas oilman who had frequently been at odds with the mercurial US president.
Rex Tillerson’s political future appeared to hang by a thread Thursday, with President Donald Trump refusing to rule out his imminent departure as secretary of state.
US President Donald Trump would “certainly be open” to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, he said in an interview broadcast Sunday as he began an extended Asian tour.
North Korea on Monday told the United Nations that it will never negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the United States reverses its “hostile” policy.
Donald Trump’s feud with top diplomat Rex Tillerson burst back into the open Tuesday, after the US president joked that he and his Secretary of State should compare IQ scores.
US President Donald Trump warned Sunday that negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program would be a waste of time, after it emerged that Washington has channels of contact with Pyongyang.
Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea’s ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said Saturday could even bring New York into range -– in a potent challenge to President Donald Trump.
President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he expects Russian-US cooperation will improve under Donald Trump and that the American president is “very different” in real life compared to on TV.
The United States has sent its best wishes to the Philippines on its 119th Independence Day, affirming its enduring alliance with the strategic partner especially in fighting terrorism and extremism.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s political rivals continue to entertain the hope of revenge, Radio Sputnik commentator Ilya Kharlamov notes, adding that instead of dealing with the reality the US political establishment is exercising “political shamanism.”
US President Donald Trump ordered the National Security Council to review the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Turkey has “a trusted ally” in the United States (US), according to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
US President Donald Trump hopes to have a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in near future, US Department of State Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner said Sunday.
President Xi Jinping met here Sunday with visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that cooperation is the only correct choice for both countries.
China has an advice for the United States (US) in connection with tensions with North Korea.
US President Donald Trump has hit North Korea for its behavior.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s private sector background will enable him to serve the United States with great integrity as the new US Secretary of State, lawmakers said after a final confirmation vote in the Senate.