Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
February 23, 2018
SECRETARY TILLERSON: I want to welcome Tanaiste and Minister of Foreign Affairs Coveney from Ireland to the State Department. I’m pleased to have him here with us.
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER COVENEY: Thank you very much.
QUESTION: Mr. Secretary --
QUESTION: Secretary Tillerson, will the U.S. State Department consider appointing a special envoy to Northern Ireland given the difficulties in the country at the moment?
SECRETARY TILLERSON: We’re reviewing some names with the White House as we currently speak. We’ve had some names we’re going over with them.
QUESTION: Are you confident that the facility in Jerusalem is going to be ready for a move in May?
SECRETARY TILLERSON: Fairly confident, yes. Thank you.
QUESTION: Including the security infrastructure?
SECRETARY TILLERSON: We’ll be fine.
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER COVENEY: Thank you.
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