Tillerson: US Must Consider Iran's 'Broader Threat'

Tillerson: US Must Consider Iran's 'Broader Threat'

"In effect, that is directed at China alone because China supplies essentially all of North Korea's oil", he told a joint news conference with Johnson.

While North Korea was top of the agenda during Tillerson's visit to London, he also touched upon the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Tillerson praised the co-operation between the UK, US and France in dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, reports the Press Association.

This morning's talks focused on the worldwide threat from North Korea and Iran acquiring nuclear weapons.

He said China supplies North Korea with most of its oil and "Russia is the largest employer of North Korean forced labour".

"It's clear that with respect to oil, and a complete embargo on oil from the U.N. Security Council, that's going to be very hard", he said.

But the U.S. softened its stance in order to secure the backing of China and Russian Federation, which could have vetoed the proposal.

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Tillerson cited the preface of the nuclear deal, which calls on Iran to contribute positively to regional security.

The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of sanctions on the country over its ballistic missile and atomic weapons programmes.

The comments will renew hopes of Britain striking a quick trade deal with the U.S. after Brexit takes place in March 2019.

The United States will be a "steadfast ally" to the United Kingdom during the Brexit process, Rex Tillerson has declared.

The administration in July said it would utilize a broader approach to tackle Iran's "malign activities" outside of the nuclear deal, several of which the reported strategy appeared to confront.

McConnell, whose Republicans control majorities in both houses of Congress, repeated earlier criticism of a resolution introduced in the US Senate urging Suu Kyi to do more for Myanmar's ethnic minority Rohingya population, and lessening the chance that any such measure could pass.

"This violence must stop".

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