Tillerson's comments in a May 14 television interview with NBC follow Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's visit to Washington last week that included a meeting with President Donald Trump.
"I think it's largely viewed that it is not healthy for the world".
The secretary of State during the interview also addressed the Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, noting the US isn't trying to start "with a clean state" with Russia.
Tillerson said the sudden dismissal of Comey, less than four years into a 10-year term, didn't create concerns about how much independence he would have as America's top diplomat.
"We need to see this relationship with a wider perspective, in order to restore it if that is possible", concluded the US Secretary of State.
The Republican senator wrote in a New York Times op-ed earlier this month that Tillerson's warning against "conditioning our foreign policy too heavily on values" told oppressed people the world over that the U.S. would not help them if doing so comes in conflict with moves to benefit USA interests.
However, "it's inconclusive as to what, if any, effect it had", he added.
Tillerson said the United States and Russian Federation have numerous major issues to consider, but said he has no question in his own mind that Russian Federation interfered.
Tillerson said that debate over Comey's firing doesn't affect him and that he understands the line between serving the president and serving the people. "What I am shocked about is you're sitting down with the secretary of state ... and you've got a such a short period of time to ask really serious, important questions".
"But I make a distinction between values and policy". "A policy has to be tailored to the individual situation". Afterward few said any new information emerged about the increasingly tense United States standoff with Pyongyang.
The best way to promote American values, Tillerson maintained, is to achieve U.S.
Asked what the line between service to Trump and service to the country is for him, Tillerson said he "will never compromise my own values".
"The president is being very careful to understand how such a decision would impact the peace process", Tillerson said.
Getting 75 points would be four more points than a year ago . "Do it better during the season and you will not have this problem". You had basically two leagues, with the top six and everyone else", via the Mirror . "We let ourselves down really".
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Doctors Without Borders said at least 21 people were wounded but access to the area is needed to determine the full toll. Preliminary information reported that displaced civilians sought refuge at a mosque, a Catholic church and a hospital.
He said the find is still in a preliminary stage, and more mummies are expected to be discovered in the area. The mummies have been elaborately preserved and are thought to have been officials and priests.
It was Noah's fourth consecutive year at the top of the list of male names, and Emma's third on the female side. Perhaps this can be attributed to Kehlani Parrish, a singer/songwriter who was nominated for a Grammy in 2016.
Truth is that no one is safe and the wait to know if your favorite TV show will continue or not can be a long and tedious one. Despite rumours that this season would be its last, it seems as though New Girl is being pushed on for one final season .
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Reading's game plan had worked out perfectly: stifle Fulham's free flowing style of play, sit back, and hit them on the counter. The Royals may now be favourites to progress to Wembley after escaping back to Berkshire with a 1-1 draw at Craven Cottage .
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But he scored 13 points in the third quarter and 10 more to close out the fourth to finish with 26 points with eight assists. The victor will tip off the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday in Cleveland. "So it's a not a satisfied season to me".
His close association with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would attract the support of conservatives across Iran. He is now facing five rivals, but some could withdraw in favor of more prominent candidates.
As Verstappen and Raikkonen came back out onto the track, Felipe Massa had to take evasive action and hit Fernando Alonso. If Valtteri had not touched Kimi, we all would have had enough room to get through that corner.
That group also said it possessed stolen copies of other television shows including Celebrity Apprentice and NCIS: Los Angeles . Iger did not disclose the movie's title, but noted that Disney is refusing to pay the ransom, The Hollywood Reporter added.
Less than one percent of refugees succeed in their efforts, leaving around 11,000 now in limbo and constant fear of deportation. The group includes a Sri Lankan couple with two children, a Sri Lankan man and a Filipino mother and daughter.
The missile flew 787 km (489 miles) on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles), KCNA said. The White House, in a statement, said that North Korea has been "a flagrant menace for far too long".
It wasn't an easy task for Dusty "The Wildman" Crum, an orchid grower by day and a champion python hunter in his spare time. Crum and his crew also captured 78 eggs, so they definitely helped cut down on the growing snake population.
In Class 12 Science exam, out of a total of 1, 41,370 registered candidates, only 1, and 38,252 appeared for the same. Most of the schools are affiliated to GUJARAT and the Class 12th examinations are conducted by the Board every year.