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Remarks On Near Eastern Affairs


2014 Remarks: July-December
-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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