Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva, Switzerland, September 12-14, to discuss matters concerning Syria, including the use of chemical weapons and steps to address these developments. Read more about the Secretary’s trip here.
|—||Ned Nyman, Senior Refugee Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, on Syrian refugees; Read more of his story on DipNote at go.usa.gov/Dkyh|
Secretary Kerry travels to Geneva, Switzerland, September 12 and 13, to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss Syria, including the use of chemical weapons and steps to address these developments.
Secretary Kerry participated in a Google+ Hangout hosted by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Lara Setrakian, founder of the digital news site Syria Deeply, on September 10, 2013.
TODAY AT 2:00PM ET - Join Secretary Kerry for a Google+ Hangout on Syria, hosted by the New York Times’s Nicholas Kristof and Syria Deeply’s Lara Setrakian, on Tuesday, September 10 at 2:00 PM ET. Submit your questions now at http://goo.gl/1wBfRB
Yesterday, National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke from the New America Foundation to explain why Syria’s use of chemical weapons is a serious threat to our national security, and why it is in our national interest to undertake limited military action to deter future use. Read more on DipNote at http://go.usa.gov/DZNx.
"Neither our country nor our conscience can afford the cost of silence." -Secretary Kerry on the need to respond to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in Syria.
For the sake of our national security and the basic dignity of every human being, we need to respond to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons on the Syrian people: http://at.wh.gov/oE5mS
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U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power discusses the conflict in Syria, focusing on the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons against Syrian citizens and the Obama administration’s case for targeted military strikes. The Center for American Progress hosts this event.
|—||Secretary Kerry on the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in Syria, op-ed in the huffingtonpost, September 6, 2013|