Tillerson to discuss situation in Ukraine with European leaders

11:18, 19 January 2018
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit a number of European countries next week and discuss, among other things, the situation in Ukraine with European leaders, according to spokesperson for the U.S. Department Heather Nauert.

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"U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to London, Paris, Warsaw, and Davos January 21-27. On January 21, he will arrive in London, where he will meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill to discuss our cooperation on issues of mutual concern around the world, including Iran, Syria, Libya, the DPRK and Ukraine," Nauert said at a briefing in Washington, D.C., on January 18, 2018.

Read alsoTillerson says Ukraine is the keystone in U.S.-Russia relations"While in Paris on January 23, he will 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," she said.

Tillerson will then travel to Davos, Switzerland, where from January 24-26, he will participate in the 2018 World Economic Forum. During the Forum, he will follow U.S. President Donald Trump's schedule of meetings.

"Finally, the Secretary will travel to Warsaw on January 26, where he will 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," she added.

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