Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with Foreign Minister Aljovín

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Peruvian Foreign Minister Lucia Cayetana Aljovin Gazzani February 5, 2018 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lima, Peru MODERATOR:  (Via interpreter)  Good afternoon (inaudible) declaration of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru Cayetana Aljovin. FOREIGN MINISTER ALJOVIN:  (Via interpreter)  Welcome, press.  Thank you for being here with us today.  I just ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson: Peruvian Independence Day

On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the people of Peru on the 196th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Peru enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship based on the shared values of democracy, security, and human rights.  We share an agenda to promote economic prosperity and strengthening the ties between our two ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

Ridding the world of human trafficking In releasing the  2017 Trafficking in Persons report , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called  human trafficking  “one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time.” The report assesses trafficking in 187 countries, including the United States, and emphasizes the need to hold traffickers accountable and prosecute them. Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump, ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Welcome Remarks to Employees

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, good morning, all. We apologize for being late. It seemed that this year’s prayer breakfast, people felt the need to pray a little longer. (Laughter.) But I certainly welcomed them all, so – thank you for such a warm reception. And it’s a pleasure to be here, obviously. I’ve been anxious to ...
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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. Rex Wayne ...
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