U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Bonn for G-20 FM Meeting

Secretary Tillerson Addresses Reporters at G-20 FM Meeting in Bonn

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Bonn, Germany, February 15-17 to participate in the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.  This was his first official trip as Secretary of State.

While in Bonn, Secretary Tillerson participated in several G-20 sessions as well as bilateral meetings.  Secretary Tillerson also met with counterparts from the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, and United Nations to discuss the situation in Yemen.

The G-20 (Group of Twenty) is a key forum for international economic cooperation that includes large developed and developing economies representing more than eighty percent of global gross domestic product (GDP).  The G-20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting is an opportunity for discussions in an informal setting on the role of foreign policy to support a peaceful and prosperous world.  Germany holds the G-20 Presidency for 2017.

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Germany for G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Bonn. February 16-17, 2017