Secretary Tillerson

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The right to religious freedom [video]

Religious freedom is a universal human right and a founding principle of the United States.
Rex Tillerson bowing his head before wreath at wall (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

Tillerson pays tribute to victims of terrorism in Nairobi

Twenty years after terrorists attacked the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and the U.S. remain strong allies, working closely to defeat terrorism, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Secretary Tillerson receiving coffee from an Ethiopian woman (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

In Ethiopia and Djibouti, Tillerson stresses democracy, security efforts

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lauded the voluntary transfer of power in Ethiopia and thanked the people of Djibouti for hosting U.S. troops.
Rex Tillerson and Moussa Faki seated at table (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

Tillerson praises African Union for boosting security

The U.S. is grateful for the African Union’s role in seeking solutions "to help this continent move towards greater stability," Secretary of State Tillerson said on the first leg of his trip to Africa.
Globe showing continent of Africa (© incamerastock/Alamy)

Tillerson: ‘Africa is the future’

On the eve of his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a new framework for U.S.-Africa relations.
Tillerson standing at attention with a military guard (State Dept./Jorge Gomez)

Tillerson stresses partnerships in recent visit to Latin America, the Caribbean

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson focused on strengthening U.S. partnerships during his weeklong trip to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Rex Tillerson at lectern in front of large, black, granite statue (State Dept.)

Tillerson bolsters trans-Atlantic alliances in Europe

Rex Tillerson highlighted U.S. alliances in a weeklong trip to Europe. Here are the highlights from London, Paris, Davos and Warsaw.
Rex Tillerson at lectern (© AP Images)

Tillerson outlines ‘the way forward’ toward stable Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offers five goals to end the conflict in Syria in a speech at Stanford University in California.
Illustration of a woman on an airplane spotting a missile cruising past her window (State Dept./D. Thompson)

North Korea’s actions threaten civil aviation

The regime of Kim Jong-un in North Korea has tested missiles in the same airspace where commercial planes fly, putting thousands of people at risk.