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# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks

Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.

# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

White House visit: Simon Coveney to brief Trump administration on Northern Ireland

The Tánaiste is to travel to New York and Washington DC following this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# rex-tillerson - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

# rex-tillerson - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients

The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing scepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved.

# rex-tillerson - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Rex is here': Trump passes up the chance to back Secretary of State Tillerson

A senior White House official did not deny reports that Tillerson would be replaced by CIA director Mike Pompeo.

# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Donald Trump says an IQ test would prove he's smarter than his Secretary of State

“I can tell you who is going to win,” Trump told Forbes magazine.

# rex-tillerson - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tillerson denies he considered resigning from Trump cabinet but doesn't say whether he called him 'a moron'

“I serve at the appointment of the president and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives.”

# rex-tillerson - Friday 29 September, 2017

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

# rex-tillerson - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

# rex-tillerson - Monday 7 August, 2017

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.

# rex-tillerson - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# rex-tillerson - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Trump to deliver 'high-risk' speech to Muslim world today promoting 'peaceful vision'

The speech will come less than a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Iran to ‘dismantle its network of terrorism’.

# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.

# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'What's the plan?' Confusion reigns on Syria as Trump sends secretary of state to Russia

The Trump administration has done little to clarify on how it will approach the situation in Syria.

# rex-tillerson - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile

“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”

# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Trump's Secretary of State accused of using alias to talk about climate change

New York’s Attorney General is looking into whether Exxon deceived the public and investors for decades.

# rex-tillerson - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'Neither confrontation nor submission': Trump's top diplomat in Mexico to calm tensions

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the visit was symbolic of the meaningful relationship the two countries have.

# rex-tillerson - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Trump picks oil chief (with no diplomatic experience but plenty of ties to Russia) as Secretary of State

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he is already looking forward to meeting the new appointee.