Tag: John Kerry

Kerry in Jerusalem condemns terror, says Israel has right and obligation to defend itself

Israel has both a right and an obligation to defend itself against acts of terrorism, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday morning at a start of his meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   “Clearly no people anywhere should live with daily violence, with attacks in the streets, knives, or scissors, or cars,” […]

Kerry: Doubters of Global-warming Apocalypse Must Be Silenced

In a speech delivered November 10 at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Secretary of State John Kerry (shown) appeared to be intentionally amping up the already incendiary rhetoric aimed at those scientists and citizens who express doubt or skepticism about — or opposition to — the wild, apocalyptic claims of the climate-change choir. “The science […]

Well break any camera on the Temple Mount

A senior Palestinian Arab religious cleric on Thursday criticized the agreement over the Temple Mount which was brokered by Secretary of State John Kerry, threatening that Muslims will break any camera that Israel places on the compound.Speaking to the Hamas-affiliated Palestine newspaper the cleric, Najah Bakhirat, said that the agreement has not reduced tension, but […]

Kerry urges world to fight against rising anti-Semitism, bigotry

US Secretary of State John Kerry urged the world on Wednesday to condemn rising anti-Semitism and bigotry and unite in the struggle against violent extremism and “terrorist bigots,” speaking Wednesday at a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the adoption of a UN resolution equating Zionism with racism.   Kerry called the 1975 resolution ominous […]

Kerry: ‘I Am Determined to Restore U.S. Funding to (Pro-Palestinian) UNESCO’

The United States was re-elected to the executive board of the U.N. Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization’s on Wednesday, despite having withheld funds from the organization for four years. Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated his determination to get Congress to relent and restore funding.   “I am determined to restore U.S. funding to UNESCO, […]

Row over legal nature of Paris climate deal

“Jurists will discuss the legal nature of an accord on whether it should be termed as a treaty or an international agreement,” Fabius told reporters.   “But the fact that a certain number of dispositions should have a practical effect and be legally binding is obvious so let’s not confuse things, which is perhaps what […]

Secretary John Kerry Invites Russia and China into TPP

In an interview with Russian interstate channel Mir TV, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry invited China and Russia to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).   “We invite people to come join other initiatives, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the TPP. We welcome China, we welcome Russia, we welcome other countries who would like to join, […]

Kerry Says Decision to Send Troops to Syria Not Decision to Enter Syrian Civil War

Secretary of State John Kerry said in Kyrgyzstan yesterday that President Barack Obama’s decision to send U.S. troops into Syria is not a decision to enter Syria’s civil war.   “It is not a decision to enter into Syria’s civil war,” he said.   Kerry explained that the administration’s goal is to destroy the Islamic […]

Netanyahu Must Examine Relationship With Those Who Undermine Temple Mount Status Quo

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made considerable efforts in the last two weeks to prove that Israel is meticulously maintaining the status quo on the Temple Mount. After negotiating with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and indirectly with Jordan’s King Abdulllah, Netanyahu agreed to have cameras installed on the Mount. He also admitted, by […]

Kerry: Palestinian leaders must stop incitement

The Palestinian leadership must cease inciting to violence and offer something concrete to Israelis, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.   It is “absolutely vital” for Israel to take steps “that empower Palestinian leaders to improve economic opportunity and the quality of their lives on a day to day basis,” Kerry said […]