Remarks With Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Before Their Meeting

Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Treaty Room
Washington, DC
June 20, 2017

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good afternoon, all. Mr. President, welcome to the State Department.

PRESIDENT POROSHENKO: Thank you. Thank you very much indeed.

SECRETARY TILLERSON: It’s a pleasure to have you here.

QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, what’s your response to Russia’s latest actions in Syria?

SECRETARY TILLERSON: We’re in discussions. Thank you.

QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, will you be discussing the cases of the three detained Americans in your meetings tomorrow?