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Secretary Kerry: Remarks at the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference


Nonproliferation must be non-negotiable. There is no room under the NPT for a country to negotiate its way into becoming a nuclear-armed state.

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Joint Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh

The statement was released by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini; U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez; EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen; U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael B.G. Froman; EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom; U.S. Agency for International Development Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt; and EU Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica.

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Secretary Kerry: A Solid Foundation for the Good Deal That We Are Seeking

Secretary Kerry

We, our P5+1, EU partners, and Iran have arrived at a consensus on the key parameters of an arrangement that, once implemented, will give the international community confidence that Iran’s nuclear program is and will remain exclusively peaceful.

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Background Briefing on the Secretary’s Travel to Switzerland

Background Briefing on Travel to Switzerland Special Briefing Senior State Department Official En Route to Switzerland March 25, 2015   QUESTION: Who are you today? Senior State – SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL: I’m a senior State Department official, and you guys can report this as – any of this as soon as we land. QUESTION: […]

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Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in Southern France

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the 150 people on board.

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Senior Official Briefs the Media on P5+1 Talks With Iran

Iran Nuclear Discussions in Lausanne - Morning Meeting March 17

The negotiation is about whether Iran can make the necessary decisions to give the world confidence that their program is peaceful.

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Secretary of State John Kerry to Travel to Egypt and Switzerland

The Secretary will then travel to Lausanne, Switzerland, on March 15, to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif as part of the ongoing EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations.

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Secretary of State Kerry: Remarks following Negotiations with Iran in Montreux

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with the media in Montreux

We’ve made some progress from where we were, but there are still significant gaps and important choices that need to be made.

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Transcript: Secretary Kerry Interview with ABC This Week Before Departing for Geneva

Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC This Week Interview John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 1, 2015 QUESTION: Secretary Kerry, thanks for joining us. SECRETARY KERRY: Glad to be with you. Thank you. QUESTION: Secretary, I have seen this threat firsthand over the last month in this region, walking along the Syrian border […]

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Secretary Kerry: Statement on the Murder of Boris Nemtsov

Murder of Boris Nemtsov Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC February 27, 2015     I am shocked and saddened to learn of the brutal murder of former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow. Boris Nemtsov committed his life to a more democratic, prosperous, open Russia, and to strong […]

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