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Secretary Kerry (Jan. 29): “Our three countries are neighbors and allies, and we are brought together by shared borders…and we are united in our commitment to build a more competitive, prosperous, and secure continent.” Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 01/29/2016 Description: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, joined by Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu, listens as Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion addresses reporters on January 29, 2016, at the Hotel Chateau Laurier in Québec City, Québec, during a news conference following the North American Ministerial Meeting with Canadian and Mexican officials. - State Dept Image
Daily Press Briefing: Saudi Arabia
SPOKESMAN KIRBY (JAN. 29): “The U.S. condemns in the strongest terms today’s attack on the mosque in Mahasen, Saudi Arabia, which killed at least two people and wounded others who had peacefully gathered in Friday prayer.” Full Text»

Electoral Situation in Zanzibar
SPOKESMAN KIRBY (JAN. 29): “The U.S. regrets the decision of the Zanzibar Electoral Commission to announce a date for a new election on Zanzibar without achieving an inclusive, negotiated agreement on the way forward.” Full Text»

Under Secretary Stengel’s Travel
Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel travels to Rome, Italy, and Berlin, Germany, from January 31 through February 5. More»

Secretary Kerry’s Travel
On February 2, Secretary Kerry travels to Rome to lead the U.S. delegation to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Small Group Ministerial. On February 3, Secretary Kerry travels to London to lead the U.S. delegation to the Fourth Syria Donors Conference. More»

Syria Negotiations in Geneva
SECRETARY KERRY (JAN. 29): “The U.S. welcomes the important decision by the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian opposition to attend negotiations hosted by the United Nations in Geneva.” Full Text»

LGBTI Rights
Special Envoy Berry travels to Asia from January 30 to February 13 for meetings and discussions on strengthening the global commitment to protecting and promoting the rights of LGBTI people. More»

Source: U.S Department of State


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