Tag: John Kerry

Washington Against PA’s UN Resolution

The United States made clear on Tuesday that it is against the Palestinian Authority’s plan to submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for an end date for “Israeli occupation”.   State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated to Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, during a […]

Bilateral talks failed, we’re going to UN

“No other solution has been proposed by the United States” to achieve peace and the establishment of a Palestinian state, senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official Wassel Abu Yusef told AFP. “The US administration is pushing to resume bilateral negotiations, even while it’s clear that these have failed throughout the last few years.” The last […]

Kerry urges US-China cooperation on climate change

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between them over cyber theft and maritime security.   Kerry heads to Beijing this week, to set the stage for […]

Kerry Will Not Unveil New Peace Plan

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday was to meet the Palestinian Authority’s chief negotiator but would not unveil an American peace plan, an official said, according to AFP.   “There are no current plans to introduce a peace plan,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said, dismissing reports that proposals would be laid on […]

Kerry won’t unveil peace plan in talks with Palestinians

US officials have insisted progress was made during some nine months of intense shuttle diplomacy, but have resisted calls to formulate Washington’s own peace plan as a means of bringing the two sides back to the negotiating table. “It’s up to the parties to take steps,” Psaki said. “We know what the issues are, we […]

Current relations between Israel, Palestinians ‘unsustainable’

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that current relations between Israel and the Palestinians were “unsustainable” and that the United States was conscious of the urgency of the situation. “The current situation, the status quo, is unsustainable,” he said at a joint news conference with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin. […]

Kerry, Campaigning Against ISIS Ideology, Meets With Muslim Leader Who Enforces Shari’a

Secretary of State John Kerry met with several Southeast Asian leaders on Monday to promote the anti-ISIS campaign including the need to delegitimize its ideology. The people he met with include a Muslim ruler who less than six months ago introduced the death penalty for apostasy, stoning for adultery and limb amputation for theft. The […]

Blame Climate Change

Add Ebola and Islamic extremism to the list. Is there anything not caused by climate change? By Rick Brinegar   You name it, whether it’s beached walruses, rising sea levels, mass extinctions, societal collapse, or “thermageddon,” all the bad things you can think of have been caused by man-made climate change, according to the “man-made […]

Kerry: ISIS Is ‘the Order of Satan’

CNSNews.com) – Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday defended President Barack Obama’s statement that the Islamic State is not Islamic, saying that they can call themselves whatever they want, but “they’re not a state, and they do not represent Islam.” In fact, he said, they are “the order of Satan.” “The Islamic State, they […]

Kerry calls for fresh Middle East peace talks as Cairo mediation gets under way

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to use the ongoing 72-hour truce that halted fighting in the Gaza Strip as a stepping-stone to restart more far-reaching negotiations. Speaking to the BBC, Kerry said that both sides needed to make a “bigger, broader approach to the underlying solution of two […]