Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Rex Tillerson"

    Buhari receives US secretary of state at Aso Rock

Buhari receives US secretary of state at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, at the presidential villa in Abuja.Tillerson is expected to hold a press conference with Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, after meeting with Buhari.The meeting started after Buhari returned from a visit to Benue state.The president had gone to condole with the state after suspected herdsmen killed over [...]

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    Tillerson falls ill ahead of visit to Nigeria

Tillerson falls ill ahead of visit to Nigeria

Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, canceled scheduled events on Saturday on the second day of his visit to Kenya because he was "not feeling well", the US state department has said.Tillerson is four days into his first diplomatic trip to Africa, where he has visited Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya.He is also scheduled to visit Chad and Nigeria, where he [...]

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    US: China’s loan rates terrible for Africa

US: China’s loan rates terrible for Africa

The US has criticised the rate at which China offers loans to African countries, saying the practice is not for the betterment of the continent.NAN reports that the US department of state made this statement during a background briefing on the visit of Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, to Africa.Tillerson is scheduled to visit the leaders of Nigeria, Chad, Djibouti, [...]

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    Tillerson, US secretary of state, to visit Nigeria

Tillerson, US secretary of state, to visit Nigeria

Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, says the US department of state.Heather Nauert, spokesperson for the department, said Tillerson would also travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi and N’Djamena.During his visit to Abuja, Tillerson is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government functionaries.Nauert [...]

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    US embassy ‘not moving’ to Jerusalem before 2020

US embassy ‘not moving’ to Jerusalem before 2020

Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has said the American embassy in Israel is unlikely to be moved to Jerusalem before 2020."It’s not going to be anything that happens right away,” US news daily, New York Times, quoted Tillerson as saying during a speech at the state department."Probably no earlier than three years out, and that’s pretty ambitious,” he added.US [...]

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    We are not your enemy, US tells North Korea

We are not your enemy, US tells North Korea

After months of tense relations, the United States has said it does not pose a threat to North Korea, and that a regime change in the country is not its agenda.Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, on Tuesday said his country and North Korea are not enemies."We do not seek a regime change, we do not seek the collapse of [...]

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    North Korea missile launch fails, ‘explodes within seconds’

North Korea missile launch fails, ‘explodes within seconds’

South Korea and US military said that a missile launch by North Korea on Wednesday, failed with the rocket exploding within seconds.South Korea defence ministry was the first to report the failure and promised more information.But the US military statement from its pacific command offered more details."US Pacific Command detected what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch [...]

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    Rex Tillerson sworn in as US secretary of state

Rex Tillerson sworn in as US secretary of state

Rex Tillerson, the former chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, has been sworn in as the United States' secretary of state.Tillerson, who has never held political office, succeeds John Kerry as the US top diplomat.He was Wednesday night sworn in by Mike Pence, the vice-president, in the oval office.The former oil chief had been criticised for his ties to Russia, [...]

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