Tillerson Admits Difficulty of UN Agreement on N. Korean Oil Embargo

Sep 17, 2017, 00:35
Tillerson Admits Difficulty of UN Agreement on N. Korean Oil Embargo

"While Brexit does present unique challenges to the British people, please know that you have a steadfast ally in the United States", Tillerson said at a news conference.

'We will stand by our ally as Brexit continues to take shape.

He is now in London for talks with Johnson and Theresa May, covering a wide range of issues including Hurricane Irma, the North Korean crisis and the situation in Libya.

He said: "The co-operation through that event has been extraordinary".

"It's clear with respect to oil and a complete embargo from the Security Council, that's going to be very hard", Tillerson said, standing alongside his United Kingdom counterpart Boris Johnson. "UK and worldwide community will stand together in the face of these provocations".

Tillerson said he discussed with Mrs May "the threat that Iran poses to the region through its destabilising activities in Yemen, in Syria and in other parts of the region".

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While the Trump administration in July certified that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear accord, which was negotiated to curb the country's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, it argued Iran is "in default of the spirit" of the agreement.

Speaking ahead of the meetings, the Foreign Secretary said: 'I've seen first-hand the devastation Hurricane Irma has caused people in the Caribbean.

The Foreign Secretary will also chair a meeting on Libya with the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, US Secretary of State Tillerson, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar bin Mohamed Gargash and the French Political Director Nicolas de Rivière.

Johnson said sanctions were a way of "maximizing the pressure on North Korea to reach a diplomatic solution", calling for the "complete and irreversible" denuclearization of the Korean peninsular.

Myanmar is facing a "defining moment" and must stop the violence against its ethnic minority Rohingya population, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday.

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