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We are satisfied that we will be able to have a process which can get us the answers, if they are not accountable in the way that we expect them to be with appropriate access then they would be in material breach of the agreement and subject to any and all options available to the United States.

John Kerry

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Ask any Alaskan. I think people in Alaska will tell Donald Trump and tell Ted Cruz it's happening. And all they have to do is come here and open their minds and their eyes and their ears and listen, look. And they will see the impacts of what is happening.

John Kerry

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He traveled to Iran as a tourist to visit family, committed no crime, yet this nightmare continues, he received approval for his trip from Iranian authorities and was reassured that he would not be punished for his service in the Marines. Now he has suffered in an Iranian prison longer than any American in history.

John Kerry

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I don't think so, i think what's happened is there is a certain amount of habit, and it's playing out, and that's what has to change, and we will confront those situations.

John Kerry

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We're very outspoken, and we will remain very clear and outspoken on these issues, we had a very direct conversation today about human rights. They're ready to engage on these issues, and let's see what progress can be made. ... If they challenge their own citizens on the issue of human rights, you will hear us loudly and clearly taking them on with respect to that.

John Kerry

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18 days ago

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We only just finished the negotiation on diplomatic relations a month and a half ago, two months ago. We are just literally months into this after 54 years.

John Kerry

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18 days ago

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There's a sense of an opening possibility only -- and we're exploring whether or not we can find a series of steps that we agree on.

John Kerry

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18 days ago

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Obviously down the road at some point Iran could play a role, but we don't know yet whether they're ready to and willing to and capable of it.

John Kerry

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18 days ago

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I operate on the presumption that Iran is a fundamental danger, that they are engaged in negative activities throughout the [Middle East] region, that they’re destabilizing places, and that they consider Israel a fundamental enemy at this moment in time.

John Kerry

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27 days ago

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We want to ensure the security of critical sea lanes and fishing grounds and to see that disputes in the area are managed peacefully and on the basis of international law, i hope very much that at this meeting over the course of today and tomorrow we will find a way to move forward, effectively, together, all of us.

John Kerry

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28 days ago

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We continue to call on Iran to immediately release the detained U.S. citizens, these Americans have remained in our thoughts throughout this negotiation. And we will continue to work for their safe and their swift return. And we urge Iran to bring our missing Americans home as well.

John Kerry

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1 month ago

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I urged China through Foreign Minister Wang to take actions that will join everybody in helping to reduce tensions and increase the prospect of a diplomatic solution.

John Kerry

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3 months ago

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It is not a one-way street, it is a two-way street, with mutual interests and mutual needs that need to be addressed, i am confident that with Camp David those views are going to take shape in a form that will greatly enhance our ability to meet the needs of our people, and the needs of all those people, who want a future that is free of terrorism....

John Kerry

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3 months ago

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President Obama completely understands the stakes.

John Kerry

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3 months ago

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Neither the United States nor Saudi Arabia are talking with each other or otherwise about sending ground troops into Yemen.

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3 months ago

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We do have the power to fight back, not only with our military and law enforcements, but also with something that may be more powerful and make a bigger difference in the end, and that is our unity, the only place for al Qaeda, al Shabaab, Boko Haram and others is in the past.

John Kerry

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4 months ago

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It was a good meeting.

John Kerry

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4 months ago

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We have two and a half months more to negotiate; that's a serious amount of time with some serious business left to do, we hope Congress listens carefully and ask the questions that it wants. But also give us the space and the time to be able to complete a very difficult task which has high stakes for our country.

John Kerry

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4 months ago

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A lot of people felt that because of the hard fought election and the nature of the presidential contest that they would never come together and that Afghanistan would literally split wide open as a result, close up that is not what I saw.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

Politics

This initiative reflects the strategic importance of the U.S.-Afghan relationship and it recognizes a new era of cooperation between our governments, this is a framework that will incentivize the Afghan public and Afghan government to put our house in order, to be able to spend money.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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Today's productive meetings underscore both the enduring nature of the U.S.-Afghan friendship and the extent to which we have grown even closer after 14 years of shared sacrifice.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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Those discussions remain ongoing.

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5 months ago

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He was, of course, a uniquely astute analyst and observer of Asia, and it is largely through his life's work that Singapore became one of the United States' strongest strategic partners in the region.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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Let me once again be clear: We don't want just any deal, if we had, we could have announced something a long time ago.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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We recognize that fundamental decisions have to be made now and they don't get any easier as time goes by, it is time to make hard decisions. We want the right deal that would make the world, including the United States and our closest partners and allies, safer and more secure, and that is our test.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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The Assad regime's horrifying pattern of using chlorine as a chemical weapon against the Syrian people underscores the importance of investigating this allegation as quickly as possible, as has been well documented.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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If true, this would be only the latest tragic example of the Assad regime's atrocities against the Syrian people, which the entire international community must condemn.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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The international community cannot turn a blind eye to such barbarism.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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We are pushing some tough issues, but we made progress.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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If it's peaceful, let's get it done. And my hope is that in the next days that will be possible.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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We believe very much that there is not anything that is going to change in April or May or June, that suggests that at that time the decision you can't make now will be made then, if it's peaceful let's get it done. My hope is that in the next days that will be possible.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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The proof will be in the pudding, but nobody should be jumping to a conclusion as to what the breadth and framework of this agreement is because it is not yet finalized.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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They would welcome our bombing of ISIS, they want to us to destroy ISIS. They want to destroy ISIS.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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It's really almost insulting.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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A whole lot of people are trying to give this a grade before the test is taken.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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This is not a bilateral negotiation ... and all of our partners are consistently sharing information, sharing ideas.

John Kerry

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5 months ago

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[ I ] f you have a civilian power plant that ’s producing power legitimately and not a threat to proliferation, you could have as many as 190,000 or more centrifuges.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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We have amazing ways of being able to dig down and dig deep.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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They are legitimate and the questions have to be answered, and they will be if they want to have an agreement.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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They agreed to roll back their program, i think that's cause for hope.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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And they will be if they want to have an agreement.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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We certainly don't think it's appropriate to condemn it before everybody knows what it, in fact, is if there is an 'is,'.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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There is still a distance to travel.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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We know to a certainty what Russia has been providing to the separatists, how Russia is involved with the separatists.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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You have to do everything.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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No one country, no one army, no one group is going to be able to respond to this adequately.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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This is the opportunity to do it, and we need to seize this opportunity, it may not be repeated.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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We are not interested in a proxy war. Our objective is to change Russia's behavior.

John Kerry

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6 months ago

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I join my European counterparts in condemning in the strongest terms today's horrific assault by Russia-backed separatists on civilian neighborhoods.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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Unless we direct our energies in the right direction, we may very well fuel the very fires we want to put out, there’s no room for sectarian division, there’s no room for anti-Semitism or Islamophobia.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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We have to keep our heads, the biggest error we could make would be to blame Muslims for crimes...that their faith utterly rejects.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

World

In recent months we have seen definitively ... momentum halted in Iraq and in some cases reversed.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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Ground forces supported by nearly 2,000 air strikes now have reclaimed some 700 square kilometers.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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There is an (arms) pipeline here, and it is working.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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This is a very blatant land grab and it is in direct contravention to the Minsk Agreement that they signed up to.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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And when it is timely, when it is appropriate, I look forward to traveling to Cuba in order to formally open an embassy and begin to move forward.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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You have the full and heartfelt condolences of the American people, we share the pain and the horror of everything you went through.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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I think you know that you have the full and heartfelt condolences of the American people and I know you know that we share the pain and the horror of everything that you went through.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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It's good to be with you. We have a lot to talk about.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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I think you know that you have the full and heartfelt condolences of the American people and I know you know that we share the pain and the horror of everything that you went through, our hearts are with you.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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The United States is prepared to help Bulgaria which has made difficult decisions in order to try to protect its energy future.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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Here in Bulgaria, it (the fight on corruption) is not just about strengthening the democracy of the country. It is about providing a climate for investment and shielding the country from those who exploit the situation to gain undue influence over your choices as a nation.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

Energy

There is no final decision as to whether or not we will meet in Paris, it is possible, but nothing has been decided. It may also not happen.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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My visit to France is basically to share a big hug with Paris.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

World

It is time for President Assad, the Assad regime to put their people first and to think about the consequences of their actions which are attracting more and more terrorists to Syria, basically because of their efforts to remove Assad.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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We are at a juncture where most of the issues are now getting fleshed out and understood.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

World

Terror groups like the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e Taiba, and other groups, continue to pose a threat to Pakistan, to its neighbors, and to the United States, and all of us have a responsibility to ensure that these groups do not gain a foothold but rather are pushed back into the recesses of (Pakistan’s) memory. ... Make no mistake. The task is a difficult one and it is not done.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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Obviously, the proof is going to be in the pudding, it will be seen over the next days, weeks, months, how extensive and how successful this effort is going to be.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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The tragedy of Dec. 16 is really a reminder of the serious risks of allowing extremists to find space and … command that space and operate within it.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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Make no mistake, the task is a difficult one and it is not done.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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We are concerned about the rise of the number of incidents on the border along the line of control.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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Terror groups like the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e Taiba, and other groups, continue to pose a threat to Pakistan, to its neighbors, and to the United States, and we all of us have a responsibility to ensure that these groups do not gain a foothold but rather are pushed back into the recesses of (Pakistan’s) memory, this task is obviously far from finished.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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We continue to be deeply concerned by the recent spate of increased violence along the working boundary and the line of control, it is profoundly in the interests of Pakistan and India to move this relationship forward.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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It is profoundly in the interests of Pakistan and India to move this relationship forward.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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We have offered, from the first moment, our intel, our law enforcement and all of our efforts, and I really think that, you know, this is sort of quibbling a little bit.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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The meeting is calculated to take stock, number one, and to provide direction to our teams, number two, and to hopefully be able to accelerate the process to make greater progress.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

World

We can do more together, and we must do more together, and we have to do it faster.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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And we stand together not just in anger and in outrage, but in solidarity and commitment to the cause of confronting extremism and in the cause that extremists fear so much and that has always united our countries: freedom.

John Kerry

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7 months ago

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I believe in John's adage that a fight not joined is a fight not enjoyed.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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If people come together, work together, exert an effort to try to find the common ground here, I'm confident that the people of Israel are as interested in peace as are the people in Palestine, in the West Bank, in Jordan, and in the region, but this is not the moment to opine on that process.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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But this is not the moment to opine on that process.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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And, poof, that was sort of the moment.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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The United States condemns North Korea for the cyber-attack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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8 months ago

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The Palestinians've made no determinations about language, approaches, specific resolutions, any of that, this isn't the time to detail private conversations or speculate on a U.N. Security Council resolution that hasn't even been tabled no matter what pronouncements are made publicly about it.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

World

The United States urges all parties to reach without delay a definitive agreement.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

World

These sanctions could be lifted in a matter of weeks or days, depending on the choices that President Putin takes, their sole purpose here is to restore the international norm with respect to behavior between nations.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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Right now we're trying to have a constructive conversation with everybody, in the end, though, this isn't up to the international community or others.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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Right now we're trying to have a constructive conversation with everybody to find the best way to go forward in order to create the climate, the atmosphere, the political space if you will, to be able to go back to negotiations, in the end, though, this isn't up to the international community or others.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

Politics

We want to find the most constructive way of doing something that therefore will not have unintended consequences, that also stems the violence, it's a particular sensitive moment because we understand the frustrations of Palestinians.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

Politics

In the end, though, this isn't up to the international community or others.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

Politics

Let me say that Russia has made constructive moves in the last days, there are some indications that whether it is the line of control negotiation or the calm that is, in fact, in place in a number of places, the withdrawal of certain people, there are signs of constructive choices. And that can only be helpful, hopefully.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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These sanctions could be lifted in a matter of weeks or days, depending on the choices that President Putin takes.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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Their sole purpose here is to restore the international norm with respect to behavior between nations with respect for borders and respect for sovereignty and respect for the rights.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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Let me say that Russia has made constructive moves in the last days.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

Politics

Let me say that Russia has made constructive moves in the last days, there are some indications that whether it is line of control negotiations, or calm that is in place in a number of places, the withdrawal of certain people ... there are signs of constructive choices. That can only be helpful.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

World

We do not think an AUMF should include a geographic limitation.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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The president has been crystal clear that his policy is that U.S. military forces will not be deployed to conduct ground combat operations against ISIL; that will be the responsibility of local forces.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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Earlier this week, AQAP released a video announcing that Luke would be murdered within 72 hours. Along with other information, there was a compelling indication that Luke's life was in immediate danger.

John Kerry

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8 months ago

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We are confident that the policies outlined today by President Ghani and CEO Abdullah will result in a more stable and prosperous Afghanistan, this is an extraordinary moment of transition and the possibilities are so enormous.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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I am not going to make any announcements, or confirm or deny the reported military action of another country in Iraq. It is up to them (the Iranians) or up to the Iraqis to do that if it did indeed take place.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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I think it's self-evident that if Iran is taking (action against ISIS) in some particular place, and it's confined to taking on (ISIS) and it has an impact, it's going to be a net effect that is positive, but it's not something we're coordinating.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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There was a consensus that the momentum which it had exhibited 2½ months ago has been halted.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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Our commitment will be measured most likely in years but our efforts are already having a significant impact, the roughly 1,000 coalition air missions we have flown have reduced Daesh's leadership and inflicted damage on its logistical and operational capabilities.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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It is much harder now than when we started for Daesh to assemble forces in strength, to travel in convoys and to launch concerted attacks, no large Daesh unit can move forward aggressively without worrying what will come down on it from the skies.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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That gap is slowly being filled, we are working to sign up additional countries. NATO member countries are close to meeting the troop levels.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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We would be fools.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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We hope we're making careful progress, but we have big gaps. We still have some serious gaps, which we're working to close.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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We're working hard, We hope we’re making careful progress, but we have big gaps, we still have some serious gaps, which we’re working to close.

John Kerry

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9 months ago

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