Press Releases: Remarks With United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Before Their Meeting


Remarks

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Ben Franklin Room

Washington, DC

June 28, 2017


SECRETARY TILLERSON: Afternoon, all. Secretary General, welcome to the State Department. It’s a pleasure to have you.

SECRETARY-GENERAL GUTERRES: It’s a great pleasure – great pleasure to be here again.

QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, do you think President Assad heard the President – President Trump’s warning?

SECRETARY-GENERAL GUTERRES: Sorry?

QUESTION: Do you think that President Assad heard President Trump’s warning about the Syrian chemical weapons attack?

SECRETARY-GENERAL GUTERRES: I’m terribly sorry, but I can’t hear what you are saying.

QUESTION: Do you think that President Assad heard President Trump’s warning about the Syrian chemical weapons attack?

SECRETARY-GENERAL GUTERRES: I believe it was a serious warning, and I think serious warnings should be heard.



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U.S.-Gabonese Military Surgical Teams Partner During Training Exercise

Performing surgery is inarguably a complicated and intricate task. However, regardless of location, the basic steps are the same.Three surgical professionals who partnered with a Gabonese military surgical team learned this firsthand as part of a ten-person U.S. Army medical team that participated in the U.S. Army Africa-led Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-4 held at the Hospital D’Instruction Des Armees.

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H.Res.414

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3003) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify provisions relating to assistance by States, and political subdivision of States, in the enforcement of Federal immigration laws, and for other purposes. (06/28/2017 legislative day)

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