Tillerson will discuss in the UK the situation around North Korea and the crisis in Libya

Tillerson will discuss in the UK the situation around North Korea and the crisis in Libya

WASHINGTON, September 9. /TASS/. U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson from 13 to 14 September will be in the UK, where he plans to discuss the crisis on the Korean Peninsula and the conflict in Libya. On Friday has informed journalists the chief a press-services of the Department of state Heather Nauert.

“In London the Secretary of state Tillerson will meet with British officials of high rank, including the Minister of foreign Affairs of Boris Johnson and national security Advisor Mark Sedwill. The Secretary of state Tillerson will discuss a number of issues with his counterparts, including the need to increase pressure to counter the threat to global security posed by nuclear and missile programs of the DPRK,” said Nauert.

In addition, Tillerson will take part in Ministerial meeting on Libya with the participation of the special representative of the UN Secretary General Hasan Salam.

The DPRK, on 3 September announced the successful test of the hydrogen charge, which can be used as warheads for Intercontinental ballistic missiles. This provoked a strong reaction from the international community. The US President Donald trump, in particular, said that Washington is considering the option of a complete severance of trade relations with those States that do business with the DPRK.

After the coup, the overthrow and murder of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has plunged into chaos. Support for the rebels provided by the international community, started under the auspices of NATO at the initiative of France, the bombing of government forces. In the country established the actual dual power.