Tillerson: US encouraged by Colombia efforts to reduce coca

Turkey will tell U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson the two countries must repair damaged mutual trust, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, following a series of disagreements, especially over the Syria crisis.

Source: Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he is encouraged by Colombia's efforts to slash the amount of cocaine produced in the South American nation but cautioned that, "We need to see results."

Source: ABC

During his visit to Mexico City on Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was carefully trying to explain to his counterparts from Mexico and Canada just why the United States’ efforts to restrict both legal and illegal immigration are not mean-spirited.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said the United States is heartbroken by the economic and social situation effecting Venezuela and appreciates Colombia's help in dealing with the humanitarian crisis.

Source: Reuters

U.S. relations with Mexico have been in a tailspin for the last year over President Trump’s anti-immigrant jibes, his threats to scuttle a crucial trade pact, demands that Mexico pay for a border wall and his apparent antipathy toward Mexico’s president.

The United States is considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela that could cripple its oil industry and is probing whether the plan would be supported in the region, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday in Argentina.

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