Tag: John Kerry

Kerry tells Benjamin Netanyahu: ‘You’re affecting the ability to make peace’

In his final public remarks as secretary of state, John Kerry called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a friend. But he had a message for the Israeli leader that he explained he has repeatedly offered in private. “You’re affecting the ability to make peace,” he said. “You’re changing the peace map, and you’re doing it unilaterally. […]

John Kerry: Trump Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Would Cause Mideast ‘Explosion’

CBS News reports:  Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that some possible foreign policy shifts by the Trump administration would be “explosive.”In an interview with CBS News National Security Correspondent David Martin, Kerry was asked what would happen if the incoming administration moves the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, as […]

Kerry laments failed peace process in exit memo

Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) to resume stalled peace talks, lamenting the fact that his peace efforts failed. In an exit memo to President Barack Obama, Kerry also lauded the nuclear deal with Iran which, he claimed, left Iran “at least a year away” from […]

Report: Kerry, Palestinians held ‘secret meetings’

U.S. officials stunned the free world, especially their own citizens and those of close ally Israel, just before Christmas when they abstained from a U.N. resolution condemning Israel for building housing. But they mostly have insisted they had nothing to do with bringing the resolution to the international organization’s agenda, an assertion that conflicts with a […]

Kerry Attemps to Justify the US Turning its Back on Israel | Prophecy Update

U.S. condemnation of all Jewish settlements including east Jerusalem is causing quite a political firestorm around the world. Secretary of State John Kerry made a one hour speech in an attempt to justify America turning its back on Israel. What was wrong with what Kerry had to say? We’ll answer on today’s edition of End […]

Abbas: Stop building and peace talks can resume

Hours after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech on the Middle East peace process, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday again imposed conditions on peace talks. Abbas, reacting to Kerry’s remarks, said he was ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stops “settlement building”. “The minute the Israeli government agrees […]

Trump on Kerry speech: Something’s going on and it’s ‘very unfair’ to Israel

US president-elect Donald Trump commented on US Secretary of State John Kerry’s Middle East speech on Middle East peace late on Wednesday, saying that it  “speaks for itself.” Speaking to press outside of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, Trump said that he and Kerry “have different views.” Later on during the conference, the president-elect said […]

Erdan on Kerrys speech: Pathetic

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan (Likud) on Tuesday night described as “pathetic” the speech that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will give on Wednesday on how to achieve Israel-Palestinian Authority (PA) peace.”It’s very unfortunate that the Obama administration, which was wrong throughout the years with all the steps it took in the Middle East, […]

Kerry to lay out plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Before President Obama leaves office, Secretary of State John Kerry allegedly plans to lay out “a comprehensive vision” for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. “I wouldn’t describe it as new initiatives, I think what Secretary Kerry will be doing is he will give a speech in which he lays out a comprehensive vision for how he […]

John Kerry Denies U.S. Linked to Killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

American officials are pushing back against suggestions the U.S. is connected to a political movement the Turkish president blames for the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday claimed loyalists of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric who lives in Pennsylvania, are responsible for Monday’s slaying of Ambassador Andrey Karlov at […]