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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-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…

Kerry unveils Palestinian Investment Plan

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(Al Shunah) - US Secretary of State John Kerry unveiled a plan to boost the Palestinian economy by attracting $4 billion in private investment, saying it could transform the lives of the people. As he seeks to bring Israel and the Palestinians…

Kerry Meets Egyptian President

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(Addis Ababa) - US Secretary of State John Kerry met Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and pressed him to make concrete progress on economic reforms and rights, warning continued US and global aid was at stake. Kerry told Morsi that, "we…

US-Russia Reach Accord on Syria

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(Moscow) - After months of sharp differences, the United States and Russia have agreed to push both sides in Syria to find an end to the bloodshed, offering to hold an international conference in search of peace. In talks which stretched…

Kerry Terms Arab League Peace Stance ‘big step forward’

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US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Arab League’s acknowledgment that Israelis and Palestinians may have to swap land in any peace deal was ‘a very big step forward.’ ‘That is a very big step forward. We’re going to…

Kerry Seeks to Boost Afghan-Pakistan Ties

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(Brussels) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together for security talks aimed at improving relations between the two nations. This is ahead of next year’s withdrawal of NATO combat forces…

Kerry Visits Kabul

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(Kabul) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has landed in Afghanistan for an unannounced visit. Kerry is due to with President Hamid Karzai. “He will make clear that the US will have an enduring commitment in Afghanistan that will last…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Receives US Secretary of State

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  (Abu Dhabi) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received US Secretary of State John Kerry and the delegation accompanying him at Emirates…