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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>
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
Saudia Arabia denies supporting its citizens who hijacked planes on September 11, but modern critics wonder if the nation's growing extremism could lead to a repeat of the incident.
President to land at Ben-Gurion on Monday • Saudi minister discusses regional peace
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at a news conference in Riyadh.
Trump said last week that relations with Moscow "may be at an all-time low."
While Pompeo’s rising star in the White House is easy to understand, it also speaks to deeper issues plaguing the American political psyche.
By DANNY LEFFLER
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