John Kerry

Imposing new sanctions on Iran could be dangerous John Kerry

Imposing new sanctions on Iran could be dangerous John Kerry

Former Secretary of State John Kerry says imposing new economic sanctions against Iran could back the country into a corner and that would be dangerous.

Jun 06, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
John Kerry blasts Donald Trump for pulling out of Paris accord

John Kerry blasts Donald Trump for pulling out of Paris accord

On June 1, President Trump announced his long-awaited decision to fulfil a campaign pledge and pull out of the Paris climate agreement, which is aimed at curbing emissions that contribute to climate change. 

Jun 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Donald Trump admin says human rights issues to be raised privately

Donald Trump admin says human rights issues to be raised privately

In a departure from the previous government, the Trump administration has said it will raise human rights issues with the countries concerned privately as it is "the most effective way" to deal with it.

Apr 01, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

John Kerry tells CNN Donald Trump criticism of Merkel 'inappropriate'

Outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that President-elect Donald Trump had been wrong to criticise "courageous" German leader Angela Merkel, calling his remarks "inappropriate".

Jan 17, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Barack Obama warns Donald Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal

The White House insisted that despite US reservations about other actions by Iran, Tehran was upholding its nuclear commitments.
 

Jan 16, 2017, 22:02 PM IST

John Kerry to attend Middle East peace conference in Paris

US Secretary of State John Kerry will attend a conference on peace in the Middle East to be held this Sunday in Paris, the US Department of State said in a statement.

Jan 11, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

US forged 'strategic partnership' with India in Barack Obama's tenure

The US has forged a "strategic partnership" with India in the eight years of Obama administration which also considerably improved America's standing in the world, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said, two weeks ahead of demitting the office.

Jan 06, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
US will stay committed to one-China policy: Kerry

US will stay committed to one-China policy: Kerry

The call between the two powers' top diplomats came days ahead of a stopover in the US by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, said a report in South China Morning Post.

Jan 05, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
China, US should maintain proper direction of relations: Minister

China, US should maintain proper direction of relations: Minister

Trump, due to take office on Jan. 20, has angered China by speaking by telephone to Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen.

Jan 05, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Indus Water Treaty: US asks India, Pakistan to work together to resolve issue

The Indus Waters Treaty has served as a model for peaceful cooperation between India and Pakistan for now 50 years, State Department spokesperson John Kirby told reporters.

Jan 04, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

US defends decision to abstain during UN resolution vote against Israeli settlements

The US abstained from voting on Friday that called Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem a "flagrant violation" of international law.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said today he was ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stopped settlement building, reacting to a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Dec 29, 2016, 02:12 AM IST
Netanyahu slams Kerry speech as biased against Israel

Netanyahu slams Kerry speech as biased against Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today as biased against Israel and more focused on settlements than Palestinian violence.

Dec 29, 2016, 02:05 AM IST
Only two-state solution can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: John Kerry

Only two-state solution can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry laid out a proposal for peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, less than a month before the Trump administration takes office and at a low point in US-Israeli relations.

Dec 28, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
Ahead of John Kerry speech, Donald Trump urges Israel to 'stay strong'

Ahead of John Kerry speech, Donald Trump urges Israel to 'stay strong'

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chided the Obama administration for its stance toward Israel, shortly before the U.S. secretary of state was set to deliver a speech regarding international opposition to Israeli settlement building.

Dec 28, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

Russia warns US over use of domestic agenda with Middle East Quartet

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned US Secretary of State John Kerry against the impact of Washington`s domestic agenda on the Middle East Quartet and the UN Security Council.Lavrov held a telephone conversation with his US counterpart yesterday.

Dec 28, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

Kerry to lay out vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will lay out his vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a speech on Wednesday, days after the United States cleared the way for a U.N. resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

Dec 28, 2016, 06:18 AM IST
John Kerry, Ajit Doval discuss regional security and counter-terrorism

John Kerry, Ajit Doval discuss regional security and counter-terrorism

National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval has met US Secretary of State John Kerry here and discussed regional security, counter-terrorism and deepening of India-US strategic partnership.

Dec 21, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Thousands leave Aleppo under rebel withdrawal deal

The International Committee of the Red Cross said the operation could take days as US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Dec 16, 2016, 09:41 AM IST
Syrian Army tightens grip on Aleppo; Islamic jihadists withdraw from the city of Palmyra after heavy Russian raids

Syrian Army tightens grip on Aleppo; Islamic jihadists withdraw from the city of Palmyra after heavy Russian raids

The raids killed a large number of the jihadists in the desert city of Palmyra in central Syria.
 

Dec 11, 2016, 12:27 PM IST