Kerry Congratulates Incoming US Secretary Of State Tillerson

 

Outgoing US Secretary of State Kerry (L), incoming Secretary of State Rex Tillerson/Photos: AFP
Outgoing US Secretary of State Kerry (L), incoming Secretary of State Rex Tillerson/Photos: AFP

Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has congratulated President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee, Rex Tillerson, on his nomination.

Kerry, in a statement he issued on Tuesday, said the U.S. Department of State would provide full support for a smooth transition for the incoming administration’s pursuit of U.S. foreign policy.

He said, “I congratulate Rex Tillerson on his nomination as Secretary of State.

“The State Department will continue to provide our full support for a smooth transition.

“This is so that the incoming Administration can pursue the important work of U.S. foreign policy around the world.”

Trump had on Tuesday, announced Tillerson as the secretary of state-designate.

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