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US commitment to NATO 'unwavering' despite Trump: Kerry

BRUSSELS: The US commitment to NATO will remain “unwavering” despite the change of administration following the election of Donald Trump as president, outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday (Dec 6). “The change of the administration will not change the unwavering commitment of the US to … our NATO obligations,” Kerry said… Read More »

US's Kerry says discussed Aleppo, Ukraine with Russia's Lavrov

LIMA: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters on Thursday he discussed “all aspects” of Aleppo, Syria and Ukraine in a meeting with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Lavrov did not comment when asked about the future of the Iran nuclear agreement that Russia helped broker once Donald Trump becomes president of the United… Read More »

Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions

NAIROBI: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan’s leaders to “get the job done” by fully implementing a peace deal or face a U.N. arms embargo and sanctions. His warning followed meetings in Nairobi on Monday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and foreign ministers from Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan to discuss… Read More »

Kerry presses on with Russian talks on Syria despite Aleppo setbacks

WASHINGTON: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is still pursuing an agreement with Russia on military cooperation in the fight against Islamic State in Syria despite major setbacks and scepticism from other administration officials and U.S. allies, U.S. officials with knowledge of the talks said on Friday. “We believe this approach is still worth pursuing,”… Read More »