About: John F. Kerry

Development Policy 01-03-2016

EU to use overseas aid for refugee crisis at home

The European Commission will this week propose using funds usually earmarked for catastrophes outside the bloc to provide aid to EU countries affected by the migrant crisis, a spokeswoman said Monday (29 February).
Global Europe 03-08-2015

EU prepares sanctions as Kerry seeks support for Libya peace plan

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday (2 August) he would seek greater backing for a U.N. peace plan for Libya which has been spurned by some key players in a country where two rival governments are vying for power. 
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Global Europe 27-08-2013

US John Kerry on Syria: chemical weapons attack is ‘a moral obscenity’

The US put Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on notice yesterday (26 August) that it believes he was responsible for using chemical weapons against civilians last week, in what Secretary of State John Kerry called a "moral obscenity." "President [Barack] Obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people," Kerry said in the most forceful US reaction yet to the 21 August attack (see background).