U.S. Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in a joint news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. Secretary Tillerson talked about the escalating threat of… read more

U.S. Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in a joint news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. Secretary Tillerson talked about the escalating threat of North Korea’s nuclear program, telling reporters that the diplomatic efforts of the previous 20 years dealing with North Korea’s nuclear program had “failed” and that the U.S. needs a “different approach.” Secretary Tillerson also answered questions around proposed cuts to the State Department, saying the level of spending the department had been undertaking over the past year was not “sustainable” and that his department would be more effective and efficient. close

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Program ID:
425510-2
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2017 | 2:33pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 2017 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 16, 2017 | 2:33pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 16, 2017 | 10:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2017 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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