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Date: 02/04/2013 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry displays his first diplomatic passport, while delivering welcome remarks to U.S. Department of State employees in Washington, D.C., February 4, 2013.  - State Dept Image

The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service, and U.S. Agency for International Development. On February 1, 2013, John Kerry was sworn in as the 68th Secretary of State of the United States.

Date: 10/18/2014 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the U.S. and Chinese media as he welcomes Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi to his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts, for a series of bilateral meetings on October 18, 2014.  - State Dept Image

U.S.-China Cooperation

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 18): "There are many issues that China and the U.S. are cooperating on, even as we have some differences that we try to manage effectively."Full Text» More» Trip Page»

Date: 10/17/2014 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at a briefing on the U.S. response to Ebola for members of the Diplomatic Corps, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, on October 17, 2014.  - State Dept Image

U.S. Response to Ebola

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 17): "No matter what we have already committed, it is clear, every one of us, that we have to do more, and we have to do it quickly." Full Text» USAID» More»

Date: 10/14/2014 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters following meetings with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Dairi, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Paris, France, on October 14, 2014.  - State Dept Image

Press Availability in Paris, France

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 14): "So today, it is clear that France and America are really facing up to and shouldering responsibilities together on challenge after challenge: from the fight against ISIL, to the challenges of Libya...." Full Text» Trip Page» Countering ISIL»

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