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Rex Tillerson Runs to Sergey Lavrov as Trump Challenges Him to “IQ Test”

Moscow (Duran) – Rex Tillerson continues to do his job in spite of a circus-like atmosphere in Washington. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held an apparently amiable phone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The nature of the phone call speaks to the fact that in spite of the general chaos in Washington, Tillerson […]

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Tillerson: US Ready to Negotiate With North Korea

Beijing (GPA) – While visiting Beijing this weekend, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson let reporters know that the US is now attempting to negotiate with North Korea. Mr. Tillerson spoke to reporters this weekend from the US ambassador’s residence in Beijing and confirmed for the first time that the US has several communications channels open to […]

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How Western Corporations would Exploit an Independent Kurdistan

Baghdad (AMN) – The Kurdistan region of Iraq, rich with oil resources, has been a bargaining chip for large oil corporations in recent years. Companies have flooded into Kurdistan because of a lack of regulations, relatively cheap oil, export subsidies, and a political willingness shown by the KRG government to cooperate with corporate demands. U.S. […]

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Nikki Haley was offered Secretary of States job and turned it down

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – Nikki Haley demanded ‘policy freedom’ from Trump and as UN Ambassador it seems she has got it. The highly controversial US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has stated that prior to Donald Trump taking office, he offered her the position of Secretary of State, the American equivalent of Foreign Minister, but she […]

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Exxon Petitions US Government for Waiver on Russia Sanctions

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s former employer Exxon Mobil, is seeking a to bypass US sanctions on Russia via a waiver from the federal government. The US oil giant Exxon Mobil petitioned the US government for a waiver from the Russia sanctions regime, imposed on Moscow following the outbreak of hostilities in Ukraine.  This […]

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Russia Shreds ‘Primitive,’ ‘Inconsistent’ US Stance as Tillerson Leaves Moscow

Moscow (TeleSUR) – Russia’s Putin and Foreign Minister Lavrov expressed sarcasm and open hostility during Rex Tillerson’s visit to Russia, the first by a Trump official. Russia’s top officials didn’t pull any punches as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson completed his visit to Moscow Wednesday, the first by any member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet. The round […]

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Rex Tillerson Already Talking Regime Change in Venezuela

(teleSUR) Caracas – The secretary of state nominee attacked both Venezuela and Cuba. The new U.S. administration of Donald Trump has made it public that it will seek a regime change policy in Venezuela disguised in “transition to democracy” rhetoric, the country’s potential new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview this week. […]