Secretary Kerry Honors 14 Women of Courage

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 28, 2016 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will present the 2016 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award to a group of extraordinary women from around the world tomorrow at the U.S. Department of State. The Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award annually recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated ...
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Remarks: Secretary of State John Kerry And Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Ben Franklin Room Washington, D.C. SECRETARY KERRY:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I’m delighted to welcome Minister Wang Yi back to the State Department to the Ben Franklin Room and back to Washington.  And we had a – this is about the third time that we have now met in the last weeks, and we’ve had occasion ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Statement on 2016 Lunar New Year

Press Statement John KerrySecretary of StateWashington, DC February 6, 2016 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to convey my warmest wishes of health and prosperity to all celebrating the Lunar New Year on February 8. In welcoming this New Year, let us look back on the ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on DPRK Missile Launch

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY February 6, 2016 DPRK Missile Launch The United States strongly condemns today’s missile launch by the DPRK – a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the DPRK use of ballistic missile technology. This is the second time in just over a month that the DPRK has chosen to conduct ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry Remarks at The Washington Post Grand Opening Event

Washington, DC January 28, 2016 ….The dedication of this [Washington Post] building is a neon sign of faith in the future of journalism, the future of newspapers themselves. And we’ve all heard the modern-day Cassandras’ prophecy that – because of new technology – traditional journalism is a dying enterprise. But they don’t honor the fact ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on the North Korean Nuclear Test

The United States and nations around the world have unequivocally condemned North Korea’s latest nuclear test.  This highly provocative act poses a grave threat to international peace and security and blatantly violates multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions. As I am reiterating today in conversations with my counterparts overseas, the U.S. is committed to defending the ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry And Chinese President Xi Before Their Meeting

Great Hall of the People – Beijing, China President XI: (Via interpreter) Mr. Secretary, a warm welcome to China. We really have a very crowded schedule here and you are just here for one day. And I know before coming here, you visited a couple of Southeast Asian countries. We welcome you to China. Generally ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ministry of Foreign Affairs Beijing, China January 27, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Well, Mr. Minister, my friend, thank you very, very much. You and I have indeed met a great deal in the last three years. China and the United States have been able to find a level of new ...
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Secretary Kerry Travel to Zurich, Davos, Riyadh, Vientiane, Phnom Penh, and Beijing

Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC January 15, 2016 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Zurich, Switzerland, on January 20 where he will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss Syria and Ukraine. Secretary Kerry will then travel to the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual ...
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