President Trump while in Saudi Arabia it is always “concrete commitments” from the Persian Gulf leaders to end to radical Islamic terrorism, but not urgent, the question of human rights violations in the regions, state Secretary Rex Tillerson on Sunday.
“There are made specific commitments of how we can work together to defeat Daesh, to defeat the terrorism here in the region, as elsewhere,” Tillerson told “Fox News Sunday.”
Tillerson used the word Daesh, instead of the “Islamic state” or “ISIS” the name Trump has often used to describe the terrorist group that has taken control in Syria, in Iraq and other parts of the Arab of the world.
Trump, during his presidential campaign and presidency, has been outspoken about the Muslim religion, the focus of his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, to stop the Arab world Islamic terrorism, radical.
However, he did mention publicly is avoided, of the free world worries about the region shortcoming of woman and human rights violations.
Tillerson argued on Sunday that the topics are being discussed, in fact, and that stopping terrorism is the first step.
“The way you deal with these issues of human rights and women’s rights issues is the improvement of the conditions in the region,” he said.
“And today, the conditions in the region under a lot of stress because of the threat of terrorism (and) the threat that Iran represents. … But the most important reason, why we are here today is address the threat to that of terrorism. If we don’t defeat Daesh, if we do not defeat these forces of evil, there are no conditions under which we could even hope that the improvement of human rights for all people in the region.”
The former President Barack Obama calls for more democray in the regions were not well received, with a guide.
Trump, Tillerson and other top government officials arrived Saturday in Saudi Arabia for the start of Trump, the first overseas presidential trip.
The nine-day trip also stops in Israel, the Vatican in Rome and Brussels.
Tillerson argued that the meeting on Sunday in Riyadh, the Gulf cooperation Council is an important step in the direction of the dismantling of radical Islamic terrorism, and leaders are planning to meet in the next year, whether you have made progress on the issue.