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Sheikh Abdullah Hails UAE-US Relations

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE, has said that relations between the UAE and the United States are "at their best", and that the current visit to Abu Dhabi by the US Secretary of State, John…

World Powers Hope Deal on Iran Nuke Talks

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(Switzerland) - US Secretary of State, John Kerry and EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton are preparing for another day of nuclear negotiations with Iran. They hope to narrow gaps in search of a deal that would offer Iran sanctions…

Kerry to Hold Trilateral Meeting with Iran FM, Ashton

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(Ben Gurion Airport) - US Secretary of State, John Kerry will hold three-way talks with Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif and the EU's Catherine Ashton as they push for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme. "In an effort to help narrow the differences…

Progress on US-Afghan Deal Continues

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(Kabul) - President Hamid Karzai and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a second day of talks in Kabul, after making progress over a long-delayed deal on the future of US forces in Afghanistan.“We will try to see if we can make a little…

Kerry Warns on Foreign Policy Impact of US Shut Down

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(Indonesia) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that any prolonged shutdown of the government could affect the US internationally. Speaking at the Apec forum in Indonesia, he said any impact was "momentary" and Washington's commitment…

Hopes High for US-Iran Historic Nuclear Talks

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(New York) - With the eyes of the world upon them, the United States and Iran are going to have one of their highest-level meetings since the 1979 revolution as their foreign ministers join talks on Tehran’s suspect nuclear program. While…

EU urges US to Wait for UN Report on Syria

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European foreign ministers have urged the US to delay possible military action against Syria until UN inspectors report on a chemical weapons attack blamed on the Assad government and branded “a crime against humanity.” US Secretary…

Sheikh Abdullah Meets Egyptian FM

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(Cairo) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Foreign Minister, met with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Nabil Fahmy. The meeting was held in presence of H.E. Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. Both…

Sheikh Abdullah-Kerry Discuss Middle East Peace Process

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(London) - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister met US Secretary of State John Kerry in London. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Kerry discussed the cooperation ties between the UAE and the US. They also…

Kerry Invites Pakistan PM for Obama Talks

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(Islamabad) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for talks with President Barack Obama, seeking to upgrade fractious ties dominated by rows over drone strikes and Islamist militants. The United…

UAE FM Meets Senior US Officials

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(Wahington D.C.) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister began a visit to Washington, DC, where he met with US Secretary of State John Kerry, National Security Advisor Susan Rice and Congressional leaders. During…

Kerry wins Arab Backing on Mideast Peace Effort

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(Amman) - US Secretary of State John Kerry won Arab League backing for his effort to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, raising hopes for a resumption in the stalled negotiations in the near future. Kerry himself said significant progress…

ASEAN's Annual Regional Forum Held

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(Brunei) - The annual regional forum of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has opened in Brunei with US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart discussing their positions on the war in Syria. Kerry…

Kerry Meets Hague for Syria talks

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US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his British counterpart William Hague to discuss Syria as Washington struggles to organize a peace conference to end the conflict. Plans to bring together the Syrian regime of President Bashar…