Secretary's Remarks: Remarks Before Meeting With Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani

Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Davos, Switzerland
January 25, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Tillerson, did you propose a safe zone to the Turkish foreign minister in Syria?

SECRETARY TILLERSON: We discussed a number of possible options, but we didn’t propose anything.

QUESTION: You arrived today?

SECRETARY TILLERSON: About an hour and a half ago.

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, we came in from Paris, had some meetings in Paris. (Inaudible.) But I’m really pleased this worked out and we had the chance to see you.

PRIME MINISTER BARZANI: Thank you for this opportunity to see us.

SECRETARY TILLERSON: We have a lot to talk about. Thank you.


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