Remarks at the U.S. Institute of Peace’s Passing the Baton 2017: America’s Role in the World

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Institute of Peace Washington, DC January 10, 2017 MS WOODRUFF: Thank you, Nancy. I’m delighted to be here and, Mr. Secretary, I understand you sprinted across the street. Is that right? SECRETARY KERRY: My sprinting days are reduced, but I came. I got here. (Laughter.) MS WOODRUFF: Well, ...
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Sec. Kerry Remarks at a Press Availability

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC January 5, 2017 SECRETARY KERRY: Hi, everybody. Matt, welcome back. QUESTION: Happy New Year. Thank you. SECRETARY KERRY: Congratulations, Matt. QUESTION: Thank you. Thank you very much. SECRETARY KERRY: A little Vaille. QUESTION: Yeah. SECRETARY KERRY: No sleep. QUESTION: Happy New Year, Mr. Secretary. QUESTION: What’s that? ...
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Sec. Kerry Remarks on Middle East Peace

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State The Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC December 28, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. (Coughs.) Excuse me. Thank you for your patience, all of you. For those of you who celebrated Christmas, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. ...
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Remarks at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations

John Kerry Secretary of State Marrakech, Morocco November 16, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you so much, everybody. I apologize for being a few moments late. There was a fire and then there was some traffic backed up, and so here I am and here are you, and thank you for being here… Full Text
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Remarks at the UN High-Level Plenary Meeting on Refugees and Migration

John Kerry Secretary of State United Nations Headquarters New York City September 19, 2016 Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman. I apologize for being a little bit late. Even with a motorcade, traffic is hard. I want to applaud the United Nations for convening this very timely session on the largescale movement of refugees and migrants, and ...
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Sec. John Kerry Welcome Remarks at the Our Ocean Conference

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release September 15, 2016 Loy Henderson Auditorium Washington, D.C. SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good morning everybody.  And Cathy, thank you very, very much.  I hope everybody here will join me in expressing our gratitude to Cathy and her team who have done an absolutely superb job ...
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Syrian Refugee Admissions

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 29, 2016 A year ago, President Obama set the goal of welcoming at least 10,000 of the most vulnerable refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria to the United States. Today, by committing additional resources to our refugee admissions process and maintaining our rigorous screening process ...
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Colombia Final Peace Accord

DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release August 25, 2016 Statement by SECRETARY KERRY After over fifty years of conflict and four years of difficult negotiations, a final peace accord has been reached by the Colombian government and the FARC.  The United States strongly supports this accord that can achieve a just ...
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Joint Statement from the U.S.-Argentina High-Level Dialogue

Joint Statement Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 4, 2016 Today, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra launched in Buenos Aires a High-Level Dialogue (HLD) to strengthen a bilateral partnership that is rooted in common values, principles, and interests. They agreed that the HLD will aim to ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry Visit Argentina

Secretary of State John Kerry visited Argentina on August 4. Secretary Kerry met with President Mauricio Macri, Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and other officials of the Argentine government. Secretary of State John Kerry Bio On February 1, 2013, John Forbes Kerry was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state of the United States, becoming ...
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Sec. Kerry Press Statement for Argentina’s Independence Day

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 7, 2016 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of Argentina as you celebrate the bicentennial of your nation’s declaration of independence on July 9. The United States and Argentina are regional ...
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Joint Statement by Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Malcorra in Support of the OAS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 23, 2016 Joint Statement by Secretary of State John F. Kerry of the United States and Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra of the Republic of Argentina in Support of the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Human Rights System  The text ...
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