Washington’s top diplomat flew to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy.
The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.
The president said the historic deal is the only way to avert a war with Iran and a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, says cost overruns and construction delays at a new Mexico City site are unacceptable.
A Russian polling group found 59 percent of Russians see the United States as a threat.
Kerry’s visit was designed to show support for the fragile Somali government in its fight against al-Qaida allied militants.
President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro spoke by phone ahead of the Summit of the Americas in Panama.
As the March 31st deadline approaches, diplomats say they’re inching closer to a deal with Iran over its nuclear program.
If adopted, the deal would force Iran to get rid of 40% of the hardware it has for making nuclear weapons; Western sanctions against the country would be immediately lifted.
Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kerry said he reacted with “utter disbelief” at the letter from 47 Senate Republicans to leaders in Iran.