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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Skips NATO Meeting, Will Visit Moscow in April

Reuters reported on Tuesday, based on information from “four current and former U.S. officials,” that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers on April 5th and 6th so he can remain in Washington for the scheduled visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Tillerson will then visit Russia later in April, according to the itinerary described by these sources.

Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 11, 2017

Tillerson to Meet Erdogan, Turkish Leaders in Ankara on March 30

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has confirmed that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30. Tillerson will meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following a diplomatic dispute with the Netherlands that has triggered a wave of anti-Western vitriol from the Islamist Turkish head of state.

UN Photo Jean-Marc Ferré

OREN: U.S. Should Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren argues in Newsweek that President Donald Trump should pull the U.S. out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, saying the body has become a “racist” organization that coddles tyrants and attacks Israel.