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Secretary Kerry: Statement on G-7 Report on Climate and Fragility Risks

Climate change is a threat multiplier for instability throughout the world— and the report released this week further illustrates this.

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Secretary Kerry: Remarks Upon Leaving Massachusetts General Hospital

I want to begin just by thanking the folks in Switzerland who did an absolutely extraordinary job of patching me up and shipping me home. And there’s not enough that I could say about the team here at Mass General. They’ve been absolutely extraordinary.

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U.S. Welcomes UN-facilitated Consultations on Yemen

We urge all sides of this conflict to exercise restraint, comply with international humanitarian law, and take all feasible precautions to minimize harm to civilians.

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Secretary Kerry Travels to Abuja, Geneva, Madrid, and Paris

Secretary Kerry will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on May 30 in Geneva as part of the ongoing EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations.

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Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman Travel to Vienna and Geneva

On May 30, Under Secretary Sherman will join Secretary Kerry in Geneva, Switzerland, for meetings with Iranian officials.

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

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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

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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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