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Kerry in Rome for flying visit

US Secretary of State to travel to Jordan Wednesday

25 March, 19:51
Kerry in Rome for flying visit (ANSA) - Rome, March 25 - United States Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Rome for a flying visit on Tuesday.

Kerry landed at 18:20 local time at the capital's Ciampino airport, where he was greeted by the US ambassadors to Italy, to the Holy See and to the Rome-based United Nations food agencies.

He had taken a special flight from The Hague, where he attended a summit at which Russia was suspended from the G8.

Kerry will travel to Amman in Jordan on Wednesday and he will meet Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian national authority, the State Department said.