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Rex Tillerson is set to make his first visit to Japan, South Korea and China on March 15 to 19.
Axar.az reports that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is set to make his first visit to Japan, South Korea and China from March 15-19, the Department of State said in a press release on Tuesday.
"US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and China March 15-19, his first visit as Secretary to the East Asia and Pacific region," the release stated.
Tillerson will discuss bilateral and multilateral security issues with senior officials in each country, including the growing missile and nuclear threat from North Korea.
Additionally, he will reaffirm President Donald Trump's stated commitment to expand and enhance US economic and security interests in the Asia-Pacific region, the State Department said.
The trip will be Tillerson's first to the region as secretary of state.
2017.03.07 / 23:59