Tag: US Secretary of State John Kerry

A Conversation With John Kerry: Diplomacy in an Era of Disruption with Tom Friedman

Professor Klaus Schwab: Good afternoon, and before we start our session – and I know, Mr. Secretary, you will be in very good hands with my friend Tom Friedman – but allow me to be very personal. It’s your last session in your official capacity here in Davos, and I want to use this opportunity

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Kerry, Saudi leaders discuss Syria, Libya and importance of a 72-hour ceasefire

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: The US Secretary of State John Kerry had a crucial meeting with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia on the margins of the G20 in Hangzhou, China. According to the US Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby, the leaders discussed a range of global

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Sushma Swaraj and John Kerry agree: There is urgent necessity for Pakistan to dismantle safe havens for terrorists

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: India’s Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj today discussed at length with the US Secretary of State John Kerry the issue of terrorism by underscoring that it is the key challenge to the international community, and the foremost threat to international peace and security. Ms. Swaraj briefed Secretary Kerry on the continuing

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There is urgent need to save the oceans: John Kerry

Public Event on Oceans in Beijing, China Beijing: US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday (June 6) said that there is urgent need to save the oceans. Delivering his remarks at the Public Event on Oceans here, Kerry went on to emphasise that the leaders of two of the largest economies in the world, the U.S.

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EU-Turkey Agreement: When will the refugees return to Turkey?

Lalit Shastri The agreement reached Friday (18 March 2016) between the EU and Turkey on responding to the massive influx of refugees and migrants in the region, comes into force from today (19 March 2016). Experts, who have studied the contents of the agreement have expressed deep doubts about the legal aspect of this agreement

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Obama Urges Netanyahu and Abbas to Tamp Down Rhetoric

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington, D. C : President Barack Obama said on Friday that he was very concerned about the outbreak of violence in Israel. He added that it was important for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to ‘tamp down’ rhetoric that can aggravate the situation. Obama said – We condemn in the

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Nuclear deal: Iran talks in Vienna at the most crucial stage

Newsroom24x7 Staff Vienna: Ahead of the July 7 deadline for an agreement with Iran to close its pathways to nuclear weapons, US Secretary of State John Kerry this past Sunday had drawn attention to certain gaps and issues that needed to be resoved and said if we can resolve them this week, we’ll have a

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Kerry and his team working to conclude the Nuclear Deal with Iran

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: Ahead of this weekend, US Secretary of State John Kerry and his team has had a hectic schedule working with the EU and the P5+1 partners towards concluding a final deal with Iran to ensure Iran’s nuclear program remains exclusively peaceful. Thursday night Kerry met German foreign minister and Friday met

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“New model of major country relationship between China and US has made much headway”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Beijing: Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi said on Sunday that in the last two years the new model of major country relationship between China and US has made much headway. The Chinese Foreign Minister made this observation while addressing the media-persons here along with US Secretary of State John kery. He said

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Yemen crisis: Houthis accept 5-day ceasefire plan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh: The Houthi rebels and their allies have accepted the US-backed 5-day ceasefire for humanitarian purposes in Yemen. The five-day humanitarian ceasefire to allow the flow of humanitarian assistance in every corner of Yemen, ravaged and devastated by civil war, will begin on Tuesday, May 12, at 11:00 p.m. and will last for

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Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth: John Kerry

Newsroom24x7 Desk As we work to further strengthen the Arctic Council as the premier intergovernmental forum for addressing Arctic challenges, we’re also going to strive to expand awareness of the links between this region and everywhere else – and we do mean everywhere.                        

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US, UK caution against attempts to undermine Electoral Commission’s independence in Nigeria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US Secretary of State John Kerry and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond today issued a joint statement to welcome the “largely peaceful vote in Nigeria on March 28. Kerry and Hammond stated that the Nigerian people have shown a commendable determination to register their vote and choose their leaders. The joint

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Obama presses for reasonable deal with Iran, Kerry invokes “spirit of reconciliation” on Nowruz

Newsoom24x7 Desk Washington DC: In his message on Nowruz, US President Barack Obama has said that Iran’s leaders have a choice between two paths.  “If they cannot agree to a reasonable deal, they will keep Iran on the path it’s on today—a path that has isolated Iran.” US Secretary of State John Kerry, wishing the people

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Qatar is a very strong partner in the anti-Daesh coalition: John Kerry

Newsroom24x7 Desk US Washington DC. Feb 3: The US has acknowledged Qatar as a very strong partner in the anti-Daesh coalition, and praised the role they have played as significant contributing partner in helping with the foreign fighters effort, the counter-financing, the problem of messaging, the de-legitimization. US Secretary of State John Kerry made this

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