John Kerry

France awards John Kerry with the Legion of Honour

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French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault presented the US Secretary of State with the insignia of Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour, France's highest civil award, at a ceremony in Paris in which he recalled Kerry's family connections with France and praised his diplomatic endeavours.

Kerry arrives in Paris, speaks of 'profound emotion' for France

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The US secretary of state, absent from Sunday's march in the French capital, met with President Hollande and gave a speech at Paris city hall.

Kerry stops in Paris ahead of Iran nuclear programme negotiations

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The US Secretary of State and French counterpart Laurent Fabius underlined that important obstacles remain before the talks close on Monday.

Paris talks on Ukraine end in US-Russia deadlock

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US Secretary of State John Kerry tells press conference that there was no breakthrough after four hours of talks with his Russian counterpart.

Kerry arrives in Paris for Ukraine talks

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The US Secretary of State meets in Paris with Russian foreign minister on Sunday evening for talks at the Russian ambassador's residence.

Kerry to meet Russian counterpart in Paris for Ukraine talks

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The US Secretary of State and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov are to meet on Sunday in an effort to defuse tensions in current standoff.

UPDATE: Russia, US and key EU states hold Paris talks over Ukraine crisis

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US state secretary John Kerry and Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held their first face-to-face talks, which are to continue over coming days.

Kerry, Fabius say 'wide and growing' support for Syria strikes

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At a joint press conference in Paris, US Secretary of State and his French counterpart say countries ready to join attacks number 'double digits'.

John Kerry and his French connection

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While US Secretary of State John Kerry's strong French ties have been hailed in France but used by Republicans in America to discredit him.

Kerry and Hollande hold talks in Paris

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Syria and Iran led the agenda in first official talks between new US Secretary of State John Kerry and French President François Hollande.