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Posted on 04/11/2017 9:08:00 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
It would appear, based on constructs from alternate governmental releases, that thankfully the prior AP report is not a surprise to Secretary Rex Tillerson. A readout from a call between British Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump provides additional context to absorb the larger, and overarching, ally objectives.
As such it appears the international effort is focused on holding Russian President Vladimir Putin responsible for the actions of Syrias Bashir Assad. Toward that objective the international leadership is putting an absolute ton of responsibility on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to be the tip of the spear.
To say all eyes are on T-Rex today would be the understatement of the year. And ahead of his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Vladimir Putin is attempting to avoid the snare by refusing to grant T-Rex an audience. Apparently, based on the action of Putin, Secretary T-Rex is considered a more formidable adversary than former Secretary of State John Kerry.
(Via Reuters) The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not meet President Vladimir Putin when he visits Moscow on Wednesday, a move that could point to tensions over a U.S. missile attack on a Syrian air base last week.
John Kerry, Tillersons predecessor, often met Putin as well as the Russian foreign minister when he visited Moscow, and Putin granted several audiences to the Texan when he ran oil major Exxon Mobil before taking his current job.
Putin even personally awarded Tillerson a top Russian state award the Order of Friendship in 2013, and it was widely expected that the former oilman would meet Putin on what is his first trip to Russia as secretary of state.
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Brits back Rex, all the other G7 want trade with Putin and won’t back US play.
Another do nothing org. like UN and Nato, that ain’t worth crap. These countries are old news, not economically solvent. A friend in need is a pest.
Euroweenies need to do what they do best...whine, cry and wring their hands while watching their women and children raped by mussies
“Secretary T-Rex is considered a more formidable adversary than former Secretary of State John Kerry.”
No kidding. Kerry is a wimp at best.
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