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    Tillerson: Defeating Daesh Must Be US 'Foremost Priority' in Middle East

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    Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson said defeating Daesh should be the top objective for Washington's Mid-East policy.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US policy in the Middle East should have at its primary goal the defeat of the Daesh terror group, Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson testified before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday.

    "Defeating ISIS [Daesh] must be our foremost priority in the Middle East," Tillerson stated.

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