Tillerson to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Switzerland
October 19 2017 06:05 PM
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Reuters/Washington

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting on Friday, the State Department said in a statement released on Thursday.

In the Middle East, Tillerson will discuss the conflict with Yemen, Iran, and the ongoing dispute with Qatar, among other issues, the department said. In Geneva, he will meet several international organizations to discuss refugees, it added.

His trip, scheduled for Oct. 20-27, also marks Tillerson's first visit to South Asia as secretary, according to the department.



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