Arms Control

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Press Availability on Iran

The Trump administration is currently conducting across the entire government a review of our Iran policy. Once we have finalized our conclusions, we will meet the challenges Iran poses with clarity and conviction

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United States Condemns Illegitimate Elections and Referenda in Georgia’s Occupied Territories

These illegitimate elections and referenda are being conducted in Georgian territory without the consent of the government of Georgia.

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Statement by President Trump on Syria


Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched. It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons.

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Ambassador Nikki Haley: We know that yesterday’s attack was a new low, even for the barbaric Assad regime.


We know that Assad has used these weapons against the Syrian people before. That was confirmed by this Council’s own independent team of investigators.

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Fact Sheets: New START Treaty Aggregate Numbers of Strategic Offensive Arms

Data in this Fact Sheet comes from the biannual exchange of data required by the Treaty.

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Ambassador Robert A. Wood Addresses Opening of Humanitarian Demining Conference


Partners in humanitarian demining efforts in Afghanistan are gathering this week in Geneva for a workshop aimed at bolstering joint efforts to ensure the protection of civilians.

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To Walk the Earth in Safety Report 2016


“To Walk the Earth in Safety” documents the United States’ commitment to conventional weapons destruction programs, supporting stability around the world.

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United States Condemns Attack on Special Monitoring Missions in Eastern Ukraine

We call on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the cease-fire, withdraw all heavy weapons, and allow full and unfettered access to the OSCE monitors.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting with Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 17, 2017 The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner: Today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met for the first time with Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi. Secretary Tillerson and Minister Wang noted the recent call between leaders and discussed efforts […]

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U.S.-ROK-Japan Foreign Ministerial Joint Statement on the Situation in North Korea


Secretary Tillerson reiterated that the United States remains steadfast in its defense commitments to its allies, the Republic of Korea and Japan, including the commitment to provide extended deterrence, backed by the full range of its nuclear and conventional defense capabilities.

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