US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson offered a peek into the incoming Donald Trump administration’s Middle East policy during his confirmation hearing at the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
At the hearing, which will determine if Trump’s nominee will be approved or rejected for high office, Tillerson read out a statement and answered questions for over four hours on US foreign relations.
Tillerson listed US concerns in the Middle East, including relations with Turkey, Syria and a resurgent Russia. His priority however was the “defeat” of Daesh in the region and “asserting” US leadership on the global stage.
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Source: Middle East Monitor