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2016 Remarks: January-June
-04/27/16  Remarks at the Vietnam War Summit and Conversation With Ken Burns;  Secretary of State John Kerry; LBJ Presidential Library at the University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX
-04/22/16  Remarks Before Meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York, NY
-04/20/16  Remarks After Meeting With Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-04/19/16  Remarks After Meeting Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York, NY
-04/18/16  Remarks at J Street's National Gala Dinner;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center; Washington, DC
-04/14/16  Supporting Tunisia's Transition;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Washington, DC
-04/08/16  Meets With Embassy Baghdad Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-04/08/16  Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-04/08/16  Remarks With Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Minister's Villa; Baghdad, Iraq
-04/07/16  Joint Press Availability With Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Four Seasons Hotel; Manama, Bahrain
-04/07/16  Remarks Before the Gulf Cooperation Council Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Four Seasons Hotel; Manama, Bahrain
-04/07/16  Remarks With His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Gudaibiya Palace; Manama, Bahrain
-04/07/16  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Four Seasons Hotel; Manama, Bahrain
-04/05/16  Iran's Recent Actions and Implementation of the JCPOA;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/04/16  Remarks With Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-03/30/16  Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/24/16  Remarks Before Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Moscow, Russia
-03/24/16  Remarks With Russian President Vladimir Putin;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Kremlin; Moscow, Russia
-03/21/16  Remarks at AIPAC Policy Luncheon for Rabbis and Cantors;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
-03/17/16  Remarks on Daesh and Genocide;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/15/16  Remarks With Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-03/13/16  Press Availability With French Foreign Minister Ayrault, German Foreign Minister Steinmeier, British Foreign Secretary Hammond, EU High Representative Mogherini, and Italian Foreign Minister Gentiloni;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
-03/12/16  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hafr al Batin, Saudi Arabia
-02/29/16  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/23/16  Review of the FY 2017 State Department Budget Request;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-02/18/16  Remarks With Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/12/16  Press Availability at the International Syria Support Group;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Munich, Germany
-02/09/16  Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/08/16  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/04/16  Remarks With U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Lancaster House; London, United Kingdom
-02/04/16  Remarks at the Syria Donors Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
-02/03/16  Countering the Spread of ISIL and Other Threats;  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina S. Kaidanow; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
-02/03/16  Remarks on the Impact of the 3G agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority;  Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy Daniel A. Sepulveda, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; Executive Club Ramallah; Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
-02/02/16  Reception on "American Diplomacy: Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow";  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
-02/02/16  Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting of the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Rome, Italy
-01/31/16  Video Statement on Syria Negotiations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; State Department; Washington, DC
-01/21/16  Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; Washington, DC
-01/18/16  Interview With CNN's New Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/18/16  Interview With CNN's Wolf Blitzer;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/18/16  Interview With Joe Scarborough of MSNBC's Morning Joe;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/18/16  Interview on Fox and Friends;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/16/16  Remarks on Implementation Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-01/14/16  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
-01/11/16  Remarks With Jordanian King Abdullah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; State Department; Washington, DC

2015 Remarks: July-December
-12/22/15  Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Yemen; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; New York City
-12/18/15  Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York, NY
-12/15/15  Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Moscow; Office of the Spokesperson; Paris, France
-12/15/15  Press Availability With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Kremlin; Moscow, Russia
-12/15/15  Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Moscow, Russia
-12/15/15  Remarks With Russian President Vladimir Putin;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Kremlin; Moscow, Russia
-12/15/15  Remarks at a Briefing by the Chair of the UN Security Council's Iran Sanctions Committee; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; New York City
-12/13/15  Press Availability With Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General Martin Kobler;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Rome, Italy
-12/09/15  Remarks Before Meeting With Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
-12/08/15  Remarks With UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Le Bourget; Paris, France
-11/24/15  Remarks Before His Meeting With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ramallah
-11/24/15  Remarks With Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Before Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; President's Residence; Jerusalem
-11/24/15  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jerusalem
-11/23/15  Remarks With United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan After Their Tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-11/20/15  Mobilizing Against a Preeminent Challenge of the 21st Century: Countering Violent Extremism;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Washington, DC
-11/19/15  Remarks Following Briefing at the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hart Senate Office Building; Washington, DC
-11/19/15  Remarks With Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-11/18/15  Remarks at the 30th Overseas Security Advisory Council Annual Briefing;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-11/17/15  Remarks After His Meeting With French President Francois Hollande;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Elysee Paris, France
-11/14/15  Press Availability with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-11/14/15  Remarks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Vienna, Austria
-11/13/15  Press Availability with Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Tunis, Tunisia
-11/12/15  Remarks on the U.S. Strategy in Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/11/15  Principles for a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Amman Security Colloquium; Amman, Jordan
-11/11/15  The Battle for Zionism at the UN: Marking 40 Years Since the Historic Speech of the Honorable Chaim Herzog;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York City
-11/04/15  U.S. Policy After Russia's Escalation in Syria;  Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-11/03/15  Human Rights Conditions in Egypt;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Testimony Before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/31/15  Manama Dialogue;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Manama, Bahrain
-10/30/15  Joint Press Availability with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grand Hotel; Vienna, Austria
-10/28/15  Remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/26/15  Remarks at the U.S.-Qatar Economic & Commercial Dialogue & Signing Ceremony;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-10/24/15  Remarks to the Press With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman Marka Airport; Amman, Jordan
-10/23/15  Remarks to the Press in Vienna, Austria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Imperial Hotel; Vienna, Austria
-10/22/15  Remarks Before Meeting With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Berlin, Germany
-10/22/15  Remarks With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Berlin, Germany
-10/15/15  Remarks to the 2015 Institute for Inclusive Security Forum;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Newseum; Washington, DC
-10/13/15  Remarks With Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boston, Massachusetts
-10/13/15  Remarks to the Economic Club of New York;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; The Plaza Hotel; New York City
-10/02/15  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Loews Regency Hotel; New York City
-10/02/15  Remarks at the High-Level Ministerial on Libya;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations Headquarters; New York City
-09/30/15  Remarks on the Humanitarian Situation in Iraq;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; New York City
-09/29/15   Remarks by President Obama at the Leaders' Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism
-09/28/15   Remarks by President Obama to the United Nations General Assembly
-09/27/15  Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu At Global Counterterrorism Forum Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York Palace Hotel; New York City
-09/26/15  Remarks With Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Before their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations Headquarters; New York City
-09/26/15  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York Palace Hotel; New York City
-09/20/15  Joint Press Availability with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Borsig; Berlin, Germany
-09/18/15  Remarks With United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grosvenor House Hotel; London, United Kingdom
-09/16/15  Al-Qaida, the Islamic State, and the Future of the Global Jihadi Movement;  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina S. Kaidanow; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
-09/16/15  Press Availability With South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/13/15  Interview With Quentin Sommerville, BBC;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; London, United Kingdom
-09/11/15  Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC News;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-09/11/15  Interview With Nadia Bilbassy of Al Arabiya;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-09/09/15  Background Briefing on the United States Refugee Admissions Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
-09/09/15  Remarks Following Meeting With Senator Durbin;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Capitol; Washington, DC
-09/03/15  Interview With Joe Madison on SiriusXM;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Via Telephone; Washington, DC
-09/03/15  Interview With Rev. Al Sharpton of "Keeping it Real" on MSNBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Via Teleconference
-09/03/15  Interview With Sam Stein of the Huffington Post;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/02/15  Interview With Christiane Amanpour of CNN International;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-09/02/15  Interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/02/15  Interview with Dave Davies of WHYY Philadelphia Radio;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Philadelphia, PA
-09/02/15  Interview with Matt O'Donnell of ABC/WPVI-TV 6 Philadelphia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Philadelphia, PA
-09/02/15  Remarks on Nuclear Agreement With Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; National Constitution Center; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-09/02/15  Remarks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/02/15  The New Tunisian Model of Governance;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Tunis, Tunisia
-08/06/15  Intervention at the East Asia Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-08/05/15   The President Speaks on the Iran Nuclear Deal at American University
-08/03/15  Press Availability With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Bin Mohammed al-Attiyah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Doha, Qatar
-08/02/15  Press Availability with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Cairo, Egypt
-08/02/15  Remarks at the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Cairo, Egypt
-07/28/15  Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration's Case;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/24/15  Interview With Matt Lauer of NBC Today Show;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
-07/23/15  Iran Nuclear Agreement Review;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-07/22/15  Remarks at a Reception in Honor of Eid-al-Fitr;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-07/22/15  Remarks at a Stakeout;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/22/15  The Case for the Nuclear Deal With Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Washington Post
-07/19/15  Interview With Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/19/15  Interview With Chuck Todd of NBC's Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/19/15  Interview With Jake Tapper of CNN's State of the Union;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/19/15  Interview With John Dickerson of CBS Face the Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/19/15  Interview With Jonathan Karl of ABC This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/17/15  Interview With Joe Scarborough From MSNBC's Morning Joe;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/16/15  Briefing With Israeli Journalists;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Via Teleconference
-07/16/15  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/14/15  Interview With Andrea Mitchell of NBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/14/15  Interview With Christiane Amanpour of CNN;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/14/15  Interview With James Robbins of BBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/14/15  Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/14/15  Interview With Rich Edson of Fox;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/14/15  Interview With Terry Moran of ABC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/14/15  Remarks at the Center for American Progress;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-07/10/15  Statement on a Humanitarian Pause for Yemen; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; New York, NY
-07/09/15  Updating the EU/P5+1 Ongoing Negotiations With Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria
-07/06/15  Background Briefing in Vienna, Austria; Office of the Spokesperson; Vienna, Austria
-07/05/15  Remarks on the Iran Negotiations in Vienna;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria
-07/03/15  Remarks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria

2015 Remarks: January-June
-06/29/15  Background Briefing: P5+1 Negotiations With Iran in Vienna, Austria; Vienna, Austria
-06/27/15  Remarks With Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria
-06/26/15  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Vienna; Via Teleconference
-06/03/15  Remarks at Brookings-Doha U.S. Islamic World Forum;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Doha, Qatar
-05/28/15  Interview With CBS News;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-05/21/15  Remarks by President Obama and President Essebsi of Tunisia After Bilateral Meeting; Washington, DC
-05/20/15  Remarks With Tunisian Minister for Political Affairs Mohsen Marzouk;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Blair House; Washington, DC
-05/12/15  Press Availability With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Sochi, Russia
-05/08/15  Press Availability with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
-05/07/15  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Riyadh Air Base; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-04/30/15  Remarks With Syrian Opposition Coalition President Khaled Khoja;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-04/27/15  How to Make Sure Iran Is a Nuclear Non-Proliferator;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Policy
-04/27/15  Remarks at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Biennial Leadership Policy Conference;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Doubletree Hotel; Arlington, VA
-04/21/15  Remarks With Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-04/17/15  Remarks at the East Asia Summit Symposium;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Singapore
-04/15/15  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Lubeck, Germany
-04/12/15  Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS Face the Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/12/15  Interview With Chuck Todd of NBC Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/12/15  Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/09/15  Remarks With Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/08/15  Remarks With Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-04/06/15  A Critical Deal With Iran, But More Work To Be Done;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/06/15  In the News: U.S. Officials on the Iran Nuclear Deal; Washington, DC
-04/06/15  Remarks Following Meeting With Prime Minister Tammam Salam;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Beirut, Lebanon
-03/31/15  Remarks at the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, Kuwait City, Kuwait; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; New York, NY
-03/21/15  Remarks to the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Olympic Museum; Lausanne, Switzerland
-03/20/15  Remarks With Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Lausanne, Switzerland
-03/18/15  Inaugural Meeting of the Coalition Stabilization Working Group;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Berlin, Germany
-03/16/15  Stabilizing Iraqi Territories;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL John Allen; Prime Minister's Guest House; Baghdad, Iraq
-03/15/15  Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
-03/14/15  Press Availability in Sharm el-Sheikh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
-03/13/15  Reception to Commemorate the Fourth Anniversary of the Syrian Uprising;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
-03/13/15  Remarks at a Reception Hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
-03/13/15  Remarks at the Opening Plenary of the Egypt Economic Development Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
-03/11/15  The President's Request for Authorization to Use Force Against ISIS: Military and Diplomatic Efforts;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-03/09/15  Remarks at a Luncheon in Honor of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women-U.S. Department of State Entrepreneurship Program for Women in the Middle East;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-03/07/15  Remarks with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Quai d'Orsay; Paris, France
-03/05/15  Press Availability With Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Riyadh Air Base; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-03/02/15  Five Things You Need to Know About the U.S.-Israel Relationship Under President Obama; Washington, DC
-03/01/15  Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/26/15  Remarks With Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/24/15  Remarks by President Obama and the Amir of Qatar After Bilateral Meeting; Washington, DC
-02/21/15  Remarks at Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy London; London, United Kingdom
-02/20/15  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/19/15  Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/19/15  Remarks with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/13/15  Statement on the Anniversary of the Death of Rafic Hariri; Washington, DC
-02/11/15  Remarks by the President on Request to Congress for Authorization of Force Against ISIL; Washington, DC
-02/11/15  Seizing the Post-ISIL Opportunity for Democracy and Inclusion;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Middle East Research Institute; Erbil, Iraq
-02/08/15  Remarks at the Munich Security Conference Panel Discussion;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bayerischer Hof Hotel; Munich, Germany
-02/03/15  Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for U.S. Bilateral Assistance to Jordan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Four Seasons Hotel; Washington, DC
-02/03/15  The Death of Jordanian First Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/02/15  Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-01/27/15  Perspectives on the Strategic Necessity of Iran Sanctions;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/22/15  Joint Press Availability with UK Foreign Secretary Hammond and Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
-01/22/15  Remarks With U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Before the Counter-ISIL Coalition Small Group Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Lancaster House; London, United Kingdom
-01/21/15  Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Status of Talks and the Role of Congress;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Written Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-01/15/15  Examining the Crisis in Syria: What Can Be Done?;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Conference Hosted by Arizona State University and New America Foundation; Washington, DC
-01/14/15  Remarks With UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland

2014 Remarks: July-December
-12/30/14  Explanation of Vote at the Security Council Session on the Situation in the Middle East, Including the Palestinian Question; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power; New York, NY
-12/16/14  Press Availability in London;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; London, United Kingdom
-12/12/14  U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Iraq Crisis;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Washington, DC
-12/10/14  One Year Since Abduction of "Douma 4";  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/09/14  Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-12/09/14  U.S. Plans To Lead in Resettling Syrian Refugees;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Geneva, Switzerland
-12/08/14  Remarks at Middle East Commercial Center Leadership Dinner;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
-12/07/14  Remarks at the Brookings Institution's 2014 Saban Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Willard Hotel; Washington, DC
-12/03/14  Press Availability in Brussels, Belgium;  Secretary of State John Kerry; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-12/03/14  Remarks With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini Following Their Working Lunch;  Secretary of State John Kerry; European External Action Service; Brussels, Belgium
-12/03/14  Remarks With Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-12/03/14  Remarks at the Counter-ISIL Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Brussels, Belgium
-11/24/14  Solo Press Availability in Vienna, Austria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-11/22/14  Remarks With Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Imperial Hotel; Vienna, Austria
-11/20/14  Remarks at a Solo Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
-11/18/14  Remarks With U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Before Their Bilateral Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
-11/17/14  Remarks at 3rd Annual Transformational Trends Policy Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Four Seasons Hotel; Washington, DC
-11/16/14  Statement by the President on the Death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig; Washington, DC
-11/13/14  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Amman, Jordan
-11/09/14  Remarks With Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Al Bustan Palace Hotel; Muscat, Oman
-11/05/14  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
-10/31/14  Interview With Al Hunt of Bloomberg News on the Charlie Rose Show;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/30/14  Situation in Jerusalem;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/27/14  Remarks at the Coalition Communications Conference; Kuwait City, Kuwait
-10/23/14  Remarks at a Symposium on P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
-10/16/14  Background Briefing: P5+1 Talks; Vienna, Austria
-10/16/14  Remarks at a Reception in Honor of Eid al-Adha;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Delegates Lounge; Washington, DC
-10/15/14  Remarks to the Press on Countering ISIL;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-10/15/14  Senior State Department Official On the trilateral meeting with Secretary Kerry, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif; Vienna, Austria
-10/12/14  Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-10/12/14  Remarks at the Gaza Donors Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-10/10/14  Preview of Secretary Kerry's Travel to Cairo, Egypt; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/01/14  Interview of General Allen With Elise Labott of CNN; Washington, DC
-10/01/14  Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel Before Bilateral Meeting; Washington, DC
-09/29/14  Remarks at the Samuel L. Lewis Memorial Symposium;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/26/14  Under U.S. Leadership, World Will Defeat ISIS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boston Globe
-09/24/14  Remarks at Syria Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Headquarters; New York City
-09/24/14  Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial;  Assistant Secretary Anne W. Patterson, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/23/14  Remarks at a Stakeout With Iraqi President Fuad Masum and Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jafari;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Headquarters; New York City
-09/23/14  Remarks at the Global Counterterrorism Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/23/14  Statement by the President on Airstrikes in Syria; Washington, DC
-09/22/14  Interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/22/14  Remarks at Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York City
-09/19/14  Statement as Chair of Ministerial Debate of the UN Security Council on Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York, NY
-09/18/14  Remarks With Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/17/14  Opening Remarks on the United States Strategy To Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/16/14  Remarks on U.S. Policy in the Middle East;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Georgetown University; Washington, DC
-09/13/14  Announcement of General John Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/13/14  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Cairo, Egypt; En Route to Cairo, Egypt
-09/13/14  Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face The Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-09/13/14  Joint Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-09/11/14  Joint Press Statement With Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Royal Terminal; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
-09/10/14  ISIL's Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  President Obama's Address on the ISIL Threat; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-09/10/14  Readout of the President's Call with His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  Remarks With Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Baghdad, Iraq
-09/10/14  Remarks With Iraqi President Fuad Masum Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Presidential Guest House; Baghdad, Iraq
-09/10/14  Remarks at the Launch of the Senate Human Rights Caucus;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-09/08/14  Remarks on the 20th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Institute of Peace Headquarters; Washington, DC
-09/08/14  Remarks on the Formation of the Iraqi Government;  Secretary of State John Kerry; State Department Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-09/05/14  Remarks at Top of Meeting on Building an Anti-ISIL Coalition Co-Chaired by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Celtic Manor; Wales, United Kingdom
-08/29/14  U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/19/14  World Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/18/14  Milestone in Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/18/14  President Obama on the Latest Events in Iraq; Washington, DC
-08/14/14  Maliki Steps Aside and Supports Al-Abadi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/12/14  Remarks With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, and Australian Minister of Defense David Johnston;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Admiralty House; Sydney, Australia
-08/11/14  Background Briefing En Route to Sydney, Australia; En Route to Sydney, Australia
-08/11/14  Remarks After a Tour of the HMB Endeavour;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Australian National Maritime Museum; Sydney, Australia
-08/11/14  U.S. Welcomes Important Step in Iraq's Government Formation Process;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/07/14  Statement by the President on Iraq; State Dining Room; Washington, DC
-08/07/14  Statement on Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/04/14  Remarks With Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/04/14  Remarks With Tunisian Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/01/14  Remarks on the Humanitarian Cease-fire Announcement in Gaza;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New Delhi, India
-08/01/14  The Situation in the Gaza Strip;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/30/14  Morocco National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/30/14  The United States Contributes $378 Million in Additional Funding to Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/25/14  Remarks With UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-07/23/14  Remarks Following Meeting With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Muqata'a, Ramallah
-07/23/14  Remarks With UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jerusalem
-07/22/14  Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry Joint Statements After Meeting With Egyptian President al-Sisi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Presidential Palace; Cairo, Egypt
-07/21/14  Remarks With UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-07/20/14  Interview With Candy Crowley of CNN's State of the Union;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/20/14  Interview With Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/20/14  Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/18/14  Briefing on Iran Nuclear Negotiations; Washington, DC
-07/18/14  Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/17/14  Statement on Attack Against Tunisian Soldiers on July 16, 2014;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-07/15/14  Press Availability in Vienna, Austria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
-07/15/14  U.S. Congratulates Iraqis on the Election of a Parliamentary Speaker;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/13/14  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria
-07/13/14  Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria
-07/10/14  Appointment of Staffan de Mistura as UN Special Envoy for Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/07/14  Sentencing of Saudi Human Rights Lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-07/03/14  Background Briefing on the P5+1/Iran Discussions; Via Teleconference
-07/02/14  Abduction and Murder of Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/01/14  U.S. Welcomes Saudi Arabia's $500 Million Pledge To Help Iraqis in Need;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/25/14  Bahrain's Acquittal of Khalil Marzooq;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/23/14  Removal of Declared Chemical Materials from Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC


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