News:Secretary Kerry’s Meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 20, 2016


The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby:

Secretary Kerry met in London this morning with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. The two ministers discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria and the progress being made in Geneva by UN task forces — one to develop the modalities of a cessation of hostilities and the other to ensure the sustained and unimpeded delivery of humanitarian assistance to besieged areas.

Secretary ‎Kerry thanked the Foreign Secretary for Great Britain’s continued leadership in the International Syria Support Group, as well as for British contributions in the coalition to fight Da’esh.

Finally, Foreign Secretary Hammond updated‎ Secretary Kerry on the EU negotiations just completed in Brussels.

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