A senior State Department official says that United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson decided to convene a special-panel Accountability Review Board to further investigate the "attacks".
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will convene a new high-level investigation into the harm that Washington says U.S. diplomats in Havana suffered in unexplained health attacks, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.
The Trump administration, through the Department of State and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, expels 15 Cuban diplomats, after pulling half of its own embassy staff from Havana on Sept. 29, due to the alleged failure of Cuba to take appropriate steps to protect American personnel against the mysterious health attacks. 2017-10-3 (Context: Cuba-United States relations, Rex Tillerson, State Department, United States Secretary of State)
Days ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India, scheduled to be attended by Ivanka Trump per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's June invitation, reports indicate the United States Department of State, led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will not be sending a high-level delegation to support her amid reports of tensions between Tillerson and the White House. 2017-11-24 (Context: Rex Tillerson, State Department, United States Secretary of State)
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake tells Cuban officials there is "no evidence" of a suspected sonic attack on U.S. diplomats at the U.S. embassy in Havana. 2018-01-6 (Context: Cuba-United States relations, Health-related incidents at the United States Embassy in Havana)
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announce the formation of an international group that seeks to increase pressure on North Korea regarding their nuclear program. The group, comprised of 18 countries, will meet for the first time on January 16, 2018 in Vancouver. 2017-12-19 (Context: Rex Tillerson, United States Secretary of State)
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls the persecution of Rohingya Muslims by the government of Myanmar an "ethnic cleansing" and announces that the United States will consider targeted sanctions against Myanmar. 2017-11-22 (Context: Rex Tillerson, United States Secretary of State)
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