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Mari Carmen Aponte appointed US asst. secretary of state for LatAm

Fox News Latino - ‎17 hours ago‎
Mari Carmen Aponte, the U.S. ambassador to El Salvador since 2012, will take over for Roberta Jacobson as assistant secretary of state for Latin America, the State Department announced Thursday. State Department deputy spokesman said that Aponte will ...
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US Secretary of State warns Syrian president to start transition by Aug. 1

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syrian government on Tuesday that they face an August deadline for starting a political transition to move President Bashar Assad out, or they risk the consequences of a new U.S.
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Syria ceasefire: US Secretary of State John Kerry battles to save truce

ABC Online - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
It said the main armed opposition as a whole reserved the right to respond to attacks on rebel factions in any part of the country, and criticised the United States for not doing enough to stop government bombardments. The lull in fighting around the ...
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US Secretary of State Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer US military

Channel News Asia - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
AUSTIN, Texas: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

US Secretary of State John Kerry to visit Nepal

Business Standard - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said that he would visit Nepal by the end of this year. US Secretary Kerry gave this statement during a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa at the US State ...
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US identifies priority areas to help Caribbean economies grow

Jamaica Observer - ‎May 4, 2016‎
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) - United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has identified what he regarded as three priority areas in which the Obama administration would like the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean to grow and thrive.

US State Secretary Kerry Refused to Meet with Croatian Foreign Minister Kovač

Total Croatia News - ‎May 5, 2016‎
As reported on May 5, 2016, US secretary of state John Kerry refused to meet with the Croatian foreign minister Miro Kovač.
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Lavrov: US Warning Foreign Officials Against a Thaw With Russia

Sputnik International - ‎May 4, 2016‎
"I stay in close touch with [US Secretary of State] John Kerry. I don't have plans to go to Washington, let alone on an official visit, because it is not the official event that is important but the practical work that gets done during working visits ...
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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (Reuters)

Press TV - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is willing to help resolve a dispute between Iran and the US on Tehran's frozen assets, but only if the two sides make that request, a UN spokesman says.
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120 nations, led by Iran, protest US court ruling on assets

The Times of Israel - ‎6 hours ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry, who met Zarif on April 22, said the United States would not stand in the way of foreign banks or firms doing business with Iranian companies that are no longer subject to US sanctions.
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Hillary Clinton Pressed for an Israeli National Unity Government in 2009, New Book Claims

Haaretz - ‎May 3, 2016‎
On Hillary Clinton's first visit to Jerusalem as U.S. secretary of state in 2009, about a month after the elections in Israel, she pressed then-Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to accede to Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal for a national unity government ...

State Department Announces Plans to Circumvent US Law in Order to Advance Climate Agenda

Daily Signal - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
State Department spokesman John Kirby announced that the Obama administration plans to circumvent U.S. law in order to advance its climate agenda.
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Obama: US, Not China, Should Set Pacific Trade Rules

Voice of America - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Obama has encountered resistance in winning support for the trade deal, with many in his own Democratic Party opposed to it, including the leading Democrat looking to replace him when he leaves office next January, former U.S. Secretary of State ...
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Famous Romanian hacker Guccifer becomes pawn in the US presidential campaign - ‎19 hours ago‎
Romanian hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar, who became famous under the alias Guccifer, may turn into a pawn in this year's presidential campaign in the United States.
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Khamenei claims US is anti-Iran and anti-Shiite

Al-Monitor - ‎16 hours ago‎
He came into office promising better relations with Western countries, and his decision to assign Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif - who studied in the United States and speaks fluent English - to conduct negotiations with US Secretary of State ...
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Kerry: Understanding world religions has foreign policy payoff

San Antonio Express-News (subscription) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on April 22, 2016 in New York. Kerry met with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
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Trump sharpens attack on Clinton as he seeks to unite party

Reuters - ‎37 minutes ago‎
On Friday, Trump took aim at Clinton for her use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state. Clinton has said she did not send or receive information marked as classified.
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Narendra Modi to address US-India Business Council's 41st leadership summit on June 7

Daily News & Analysis - ‎6 hours ago‎
Last year, the council's 40th Annual Leadership Summit served as the official kick-off to the US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue and hosted Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, US Secretary of State John Kerry; US Secretary of ...

Asserting American leadership in shaping the global information society

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Significantly, the WSIS Forum now under way is chaired by Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, deputy assistant secretary of state and U.S. coordinator for international communications and information policy. More than symbolic, this position is viewed as the ...
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US not against foreign banks dealing with Iran -Kerry

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - The United States is not opposed to foreign banks doing business with Iran in line with the terms of last year's historic nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.