EghtesadOnline: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to visit Japan, South Korea and China this month to discuss North Korea on his first trip to the region since he took up his post, Japanese media reported on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: After meeting Donald Trump for the first time, in New York on Dec. 6, Rex Tillerson told his wife, Renda, that the president-elect had offered him the job of secretary of state. Tillerson had spent his entire 41-year career at Exxon Mobil Corp., the previous decade as chief executive officer.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry on Tuesday categorically dismissed the claim that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had communicated in writing with the US Secretary of State.
EghtesadOnline: One of Rex Tillerson's first directives as U.S. secretary of state was an order to senior staff that his briefing materials not exceed two pages.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. Senate advanced the nomination of former Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson on Monday to be President Donald Trump's secretary of state, moving closer to filling a key seat on the Republican's national security team despite partisan rancor over Trump's immigration order.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil Corp Chairman Rex Tillerson, narrowly won approval from a Senate committee on Monday, but is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate.
EghtesadOnline: Rex Tillerson’s disclosure that he stands to receive a $180 million cash payout from Exxon Mobil Corp. if he becomes the next U.S. secretary of state offers a preview of the thorny ethical questions that may be raised this week over a presidential cabinet stacked with wealthy tycoons.
EghtesadOnline: Exxon Mobil Corp and Rex Tillerson agreed to sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements as the company's former chairman and chief executive awaits confirmation as U.S. secretary of state.
EghtesadOnline: When Rex Tillerson visits Capitol Hill next month for his confirmation hearings, senators will weigh two competing questions: Are his close ties to Russia disqualifying? Or do his years as the globe-trotting, deal-making chief executive for Exxon Mobil Corp. merit making him the top U.S. diplomat?
EghtesadOnline: Exxon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson is President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to become Secretary of State