|—||Secretary Kerry at NATO, June 25, 2014|
President Obama and Poland’s President Komorowski spoke to members of the US and Polish militaries at Warsaw Okecie Military Airport this morning.
On April 4, 1949, Secretary of State Dean Acheson signed the most successful military-political treaty in the world. This treaty has been protecting citizens and keeping peace around the world ever since. Happy Birthday, NATO!
|—||Secretary Kerry at NATO, April 2, 2014|
Last night, Secretary Kerry toured the Christmas-bedecked Grand Place in
Brussels after NATO Ministerial meetings.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]
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Following a busy Tuesday at NATO, Secretary of State John Kerry continued to meet with foreign leaders in Brussels today. Secretary Kerry began this morning with “an expansive conservation” with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, before he met with Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze and then held a dialogue with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. His meetings covered an extensive range of topics, from the importance of trade negotiations to security… more »
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks after the NATO Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium on April 23, 2013. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2013/04/207890.htm
About the Author: David Siefkin serves as Public Affairs Advisor at the U.S. Mission to NATO.
This morning, Secretary of State John Kerry arrived at NATO to take his seat for the first time at the North Atlantic Council, the governing body of NATO, as ministers of the 28 Allies converged to discuss some of the world’s most sensitive questions. Secretary Kerry strode past the cameras and photographers, as journalists pleaded with him in French to make a comment. “Apres, après," Kerry said, "afterwards."
The atmosphere inside the meeting room was somber, as developments in Syria and Korea were on the morning agenda. Just before the meeting began, NATO Secretary-General Rasmussen told the journalists outside, “We can see that the situation in Syria is getting worse. We cannot ignore the risks of a regional spill-over with possible implications for Allied security.… more »