Remarks With African Union Chairperson Moussa Faki Before Their Meeting

Remarks
Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Treaty Room
Washington, DC
November 16, 2017


SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good evening. Well, I’m pleased to welcome Chairman Faki of the African Union to the State Department. We’ve got a significant African Union ministerial tomorrow, the whole day, and look forward to having an early discussion with the chairman. Thank you.

CHAIRPERSON FAKI: Thank you.

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Welcome.

QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, should Robert Mugabe step down?

SECRETARY TILLERSON: We’re going to follow that situation. Thank you.

QUESTION: (In French.)

CHAIRPERSON FAKI: (In French.)