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Kerry says Trump criticism of Merkel ‘inappropriate’

LONDON: Outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that President-elect Donald Trump had been wrong to criticise "courageous" German leader Angela Merkel, calling his remarks "inappropriate". Stopping over in London on the closing stages of his final diplomatic tour just four days before Trump is due to take office, Kerry gave an interview to CNN International. Asked about the furore surrounding an interview by Trump with Britain's The Times and Germany's Bild, Kerry defended the European Union, Merkel and…

Kerry ‘frustrated, angry’ at Iran video of US sailors

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he was "frustrated and angry" at an Iranian video showing 10 detained US Navy sailors, as the American military described how the nine men and one woman were surrounded by machine gun-toting Iranian personnel.

Kerry, Iran FM in new nuclear talks

MONTREUX: The US and Iran ignored a passionate plea from the Israeli prime minister to ditch their nuclear negotiations and launched a third straight day of talks Wednesday seeking a framework deal in a few weeks.