Trump says top diplomat Tillerson out, names Pompeo successor
Tuesday March 13 2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a press conference in Abuja on March 12, 2018. US President Donald Trump has announced his departure as a top diplomat, to be succeeded by the current CIA chief Mike Pompeo. AFP PHOTO | PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
The US president announce the departure of his top diplomat Rex Tillerson, to be succeeded by the current CIA chief Mike Pompeo.
Trump had scant words of praise for Tillerson, who had long been rumoured to be about to be pushed out.