President Trump promised to pull out of many international agreements, but his position seems to have changed somewhat since the presidential campaign.
President Trump said that the United State's relationship with Russia 'may be at an all-time low' despite his campaign promises to bolster better relations with the former US foe.
The comments mark a significant turn in Russian perceptions of Donald Trump, which had been largely positive during the US presidential campaign.
Before President Trump ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airbase last week, he indicated he would be less interventionist than his predecessors and willing to overlook human rights abuses if it was in US interests. The secretary of State's comments stand in contrast to this position.
President Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart for the first time on April 6 and 7 at Trump's Florida resort, to discuss trade, North Korea, and territorial disputes in the South China Sea, among other matters.
Rex Tillerson's decision to miss his first meeting with NATO foreign ministers has raised concerns that President Trump's commitment to the alliance might be wavering.