State Department

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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U.S. condemns in strongest possible terms ISIL’s attacks on civilians in Hasakeh province, Syria

ISIL’s latest targeting of a religious minority is only further testament to its brutal and inhumane treatment of all those who disagree with its divisive goals and toxic beliefs.

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Secretary of State John Kerry Travel to London and Geneva

On February 22, the Secretary will then travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif as part of the ongoing nuclear negotiations.

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John Kerry: Our Plan for Countering Violent Extremism

“The extremist forces arrayed against us require that we charge forward in the name of decency, civility and reason.”

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