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News Brief

  2/24/2013, Adar 14, 5773

John Kerry Begins First Trip as Secretary of State


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left for London on Sunday to begin his first trip since being appointed to the top position. 

Kerry embarked on an 11 day trip which will span nine countries before returning home on March 6th. Despite stops that will take him to the Middle East, Kerry will not visit Israel. 

Kerry said he wanted to wait until a government is formed before meeting with politicians in Israel.