Washington, DC - Secretary Tillerson met yesterday with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. Secretary Tillerson reaffirmed the United States’ full support for Prime Minister al-Sarraj, the Government of National Accord, and the Libyan Political Agreement. Secretary Tillerson thanked Prime Minister al-Sarraj for his stalwart partnership in counterterrorism efforts and defeating ISIS, and conveyed the United States’ commitment to supporting the Libyan people’s efforts to build a more stable, unified, and prosperous future.

Arabian Gulf - The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 began sorties from the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR).

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of Barbados on 51 years of independence.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Romanian people on the 99th anniversary of the creation of modern Romania.

Washington, DC - Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, met with Secretary General Galvao to address common interests in our bilateral relationship and the region.