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John Kerry throws more cold water on Keystone XL Pipeline

The tubes have been buzzing over a new New York Times report on Secretary of State John Kerry’s aggressive pursuit of a new global climate agreement, which  has some clear implications for approval of the controversial Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline…  …

John Kerry hopes Iran nuclear talks will resume in ‘next few days’

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday nuclear talks between world powers and Iran were expected to resume soon, after Tehran said it was quitting the negotiations. “We’re making progress, but I think we’re at a point in those talks where folks feel a need to consult, take a…

John Kerry flies to Geneva to try to seal Iran nuclear deal

Final few sticking points believed to be dwindling as officials note ‘a strong will to find common ground’ John Kerry and William Hague were due to arrive in Geneva on Saturday morning to join other foreign ministers in negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme. The Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov arrived…

Iran nuclear talks unravel after Binyamin Netanyahu intervention

Julian Borger, The Guardian The diplomatic progress that brought six foreign ministers tantalizingly close to a historic agreement on the Iranian nuclear program is in danger of unraveling before negotiators meet again this month, officials and analysts warned on Sunday. In a bid to contain the danger, the lead US…

NSA revelations give ‘Monsieur Kerry’ a rockier road in France

NSA revelations give ‘Monsieur Kerry’ a rockier road in France (via The Christian Science Monitor) French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Paris on Tuesday. US-French relations have proven rockier than expected during Mr. Kerry’s tenure, thanks…

John Kerry: UN climate report ‘yet another wakeup call’

US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday called the latest report on climate change by an influential UN panel “yet another wakeup call,” urging strong action to battle its impacts. “This isn’t a run of the mill report to be dumped in a filing cabinet. This isn’t a political document…

China and U.S. call on Iran to accept nuclear offer

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed Thursday on the need for a positive response by Iran in renewed nuclear talks, a US official said. “Both the US and China believe that Iran should cooperate and should respond positively to the offer on the…

John Kerry to sign UN Arms Trade Treaty this week

US Secretary of State John Kerry will this week sign the first global treaty to regulate the $80 billion annual trade in conventional arms, seeking to stem the flow of weapons used in war crimes and genocide. A source familiar with the diplomatic maneuvers confirmed to AFP that Kerry would…

John Kerry: We stand with the Kenyan people

The United States is monitoring the bloody siege in a Kenyan shopping mall and will stand with the country’s people in the days ahead, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday. “Ruthless and valueless terrorists remain a serious challenge everywhere in the world as we all know, whether…

Syria hails U.S.-Russia chemical weapons deal as a ‘victory’ that averts war

A US-Russian plan to remove Syria’s chemical weapons is a “victory” that averts a war, a Syrian minister said Sunday, as Washington’s top diplomat briefed Israel about the landmark deal. “On one hand, it helps the Syrians emerge from the crisis and on the other it has allowed for averting…

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