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Corker himself is among this majority, seeking a way forward that strengthens the deal while keeping the US in line with its commitments across executive administrations.
The ousted secretary has also advised Trump not to rip up the nuclear accord outright. But his named replacement, CIA director Mike Pompeo, has disagreed.
Tillerson officially found out about the dismissal via Twitter, according to CNN>
"The United States wants a whole and unified Syria with no role for Bashar Assad in the government," Tillerson told reporters.
Saudi Arabia has made concerted efforts lately to elevate its relations with its northern neighbor.
By BEN LYNFIELD
"We [Iran] will increase our military power as a deterrent. We will strengthen our missile capabilities ... We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country."
Following his release on Sunday, Amro said that he will “continue to fight against human rights violations no matter where they take place.”
By ADAM RASGON
The former ambassador to Egypt argues that Sisi is not a dictator like Qaddafi, and he "needs American support in order to sustain the reforms that he needs to change Egypt."
By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
Trump has preserved the deal for now, although he has made clear he did so reluctantly after being advised to do so by Tillerson.
Tillerson declined questions after meeting Qatar's emir to discuss Doha's feud with four Arab states that cut ties with it on June 5 over allegations it funds extremist groups.
The State Department said Tillerson, who forged extensive ties in the Gulf as CEO of ExxonMobil, will hold talks with leaders in Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups and spreading their violent ideology, in an apparent reference to its influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera.
“Drive out the terrorists. Drive out the extremists. Drive them out of your places of worship. Drive them out of your communities. Drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this Earth.”
By MICHAEL WILNER
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