CNN: Tillerson swipes at Trump: "Asking for personal favors and using United States assets as collateral is wrong" Tillerson appears to have prevented some potentially troubling dealings initiated by those later found to be central to the Ukraine saga.
19:10, 19 November 2019
Differences on North Korea key to Trump's Tillerson decision: sources – Reuters Trump and Kim have committed to meeting at a time and place to be determined before the end of May to discuss North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
13:50, 15 March 2018
Trump sacks Tillerson who earlier spoke of Russia's complicity in spy poisoning in Britain Trump publicly undercut Tillerson's diplomatic initiatives numerous times.
15:30, 13 March 2018
Russia responsible for nerve agent attack in U.K. – U.S. State Department From Ukraine to Syria – and now the UK – Russia continues to be an irresponsible force of instability in the world.
11:06, 13 March 2018
Bloomberg: Exxon to quit Russian oil ventures frozen by U.S. sanctions Exxon will post an after-tax loss of $200 million as a result of pulling out of the Rosneft deal but the true costs for the company run much deeper.
12:02, 01 March 2018
U.S. mulling more sanctions against Russia – Tillerson The State Secretary did not elaborate on the list of possible targets of restrictions.
10:00, 19 February 2018
Russians already meddling in U.S. midterms - Tillerson <p>The U.S. Secretary of State has warned Russia of "consequences".</p>
11:00, 07 February 2018
Bloomberg: U.S. says Russian gas link hurts European security <p>The U.S. says Nord Stream 2 will allow the Kremlin to use energy as a "political tool."</p>
15:18, 27 January 2018
Poroshenko, Tillerson discuss release of prisoners in Donbas, Russia <p>Poroshenko also announced agreement with Tillerson on joint coordination in security issues.</p>
14:30, 27 January 2018
Poroshenko to meet with Tillerson in Davos - RFE/RL <p>The United States and ]European Union have imposed sanctions on Russia over its illegal seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea and Moscow's role in the war in Donbas.</p>
10:20, 26 January 2018
Russia must accelerate implementation of commitments under Minsk accords – Tillerson <p>The Secretary also noted Russia must reverse the recent escalation in the fighting in eastern Ukraine.</p>
15:20, 25 January 2018
Tillerson to discuss situation in Ukraine with European leaders <p>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.</p>
11:18, 19 January 2018
The Hill: Tillerson prints out Trump tweets while planning policies <p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he prints out President Trump's tweets and takes them into consideration while planning foreign policy, according to The Hill.</p>
12:53, 18 January 2018
Tillerson says Ukraine is the keystone in U.S.-Russia relations <p>U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that his country is committed to improving relations with Russia, and the keystone is Ukraine, according to CNN.</p>
12:45, 06 January 2018
Tillerson: U.S. has no illusions about today's regime in Russia <p>U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in his column in The New York Times has said the United States has no illusions about today's regime in Russia.</p>
11:20, 28 December 2017
Tillerson asks Russia to 'lower the level of violence' in Ukraine – media <p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday asked his Russian counterpart to reduce the levels of violence in eastern Ukraine, where Russian troops have intervened on the side of separatist militias in their ongoing clash with the Ukrainian government, according to POLITICO.</p>
19:29, 27 December 2017
Poroshenko, Tillerson discuss Donbas escalation, Russia’s withdrawal from Coordination Centre <p>President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the worsening of the situation in Donbas and the withdrawal of Russian officers from the Joint Control and Coordination Center (JCCC), as reported by Poroshenko’s spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko.</p>
22:30, 22 December 2017
Canada’s Foreign Secretary talks with U.S. counterpart of peacekeepers for Donbas ahead of Ukraine visit <p>Canadian Foreign Secretary Chrystia Freeland and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, Dec 20, discussed possibilities for deploying a UN peacekeeping force in eastern Ukraine, that’s according to the remarks from the two officials’ joint press conference published on the U.S. State Department website.</p>
23:30, 20 December 2017
Encouraging Ukraine to continue reforms Tillerson’s priority – State Department <p>Ukraine is blocking two major anticorruption efforts backtracking on its promise to implement energy reforms and second by going after the Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Rada’s anti-corruption committee, according to U.S. Senator Chris Murphy who spoke at the Hearings of the Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation titled “European Energy Security: U.S. Interests and Coercive Russian Diplomacy” on Tuesday, Dec. 12.</p>
09:40, 13 December 2017
Russia sanctions not to be lifted until Ukraine’s territorial integrity restored – Tillerson <p>The United States cannot accept Russian invasion of Ukraine that has become the basis for the very stringent sanctions regime, and will “return” to the of Crimea after the Donbas conflict is settled, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at a meeting with diplomats in Washington Tuesday, Dec. 12.</p>
09:00, 13 December 2017