|—||Secretary Kerry on elections in Afghanistan, July 30, 2014|
Secretary Kerry greets participants at the Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit for Young African Leaders.
|—||Secretary Kerry to the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, July 28, 2014|
The Obama Administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver opening remarks at the YALI Washington Fellows Presidential Summit at 9:00 AM EDT on Monday, July 28. Watch the Secretary’s remarks live on www.state.gov, and visit www.state.gov/social/usafrica to learn how you can be involved!
|—||U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Paris, France, July 26, 2014|
Secretary Kerry is currently on travel to Cairo, Jerusalem, and Ramallah to meet with Egyptian, Israeli, Palestinian, and other senior officials about a cease-fire in fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. See more pictures from his travel on Flickr.
In Cairo, Secretary Kerry addresses reporters and meets with Egyptian President al-Sisi and Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry to discuss Gaza Ceasefire.
|—||Secretary Kerry in statement on Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine. July 17, 2014|
The Department of State has 58 nominees pending before the U.S. Senate, which has left us without permanent ambassadors in over 40 countries. That means we’re going without our strongest voice on the ground in more than 25 percent of the world.
Read Secretary Kerry’s personal plea to the Senate to confirm our Ambassadors at http://go.usa.gov/XyQj.