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  • Date: 02/04/2013 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry displays his first diplomatic passport, while delivering welcome remarks to U.S. Department of State employees in Washington, D.C., February 4, 2013.  - State Dept Image

    Date: 02/04/2013 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry displays his first diplomatic passport, while delivering welcome remarks to U.S. Department of State employees in Washington, D.C., February 4, 2013. - State Dept Image

Secretary of StateJohn F. Kerry

The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service, and U.S. Agency for International Development. On February 1, 2013, John Kerry was sworn in as the 68th Secretary of State of the United States.

U.S.-Ukrainian Relations

Date: 07/29/2014 Description: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the State Department. - State Dept Image

Secretary Kerry (July 29): "The United States stands ready to support our Ukrainian partners in this effort, because we know that ultimately, a strong democratic government and a strong economy are the keys to providing the Ukrainian people with the stability and the prosperity that they want and that they deserve." Full Text»

Young African Leaders Summit

Date: 07/28/2014 Description: Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Washington, DC. - State Dept Image

Secretary Kerry (July 28): "It’s time to take our partnership to the next level by investing in the continent’s greatest natural resource of all: its people. And that’s what the Young African Leaders Initiative is all about." Full Text»

India: 2020 Program

Date: 07/28/2014 Description: Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at a launch event inaugurating the Center for American Progress' India: 2020 program, at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC. - State Dept Image

Secretary Kerry (July 28): "India 2020 builds on that success by showing how the United States and India together can tackle global challenges, from security in the Asia Pacific to providing clean energy to delivering more inclusive growth." Full Text»

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