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US top diplomat expresses enthusiasm for Milan Expo 2015

US 'proud and excited' about signing on, Kerry says

27 March, 19:23
US top diplomat expresses enthusiasm for Milan Expo 2015 (see related) (ANSA) - Rome, March 27 - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday expressed enthusiasm over US participation in Milan Expo 2015.

The United States is "proud and excited" about the signing, Kerry told journalists in Rome. Kerry added that it is a great opportunity for businesses to share ideas, and called it a "priority" for the Obama administration, as it will help companies create jobs.

US President Barack Obama announced his country's participation earlier Thursday, at the end of a meeting with Italian Premier Matteo Renzi in Rome.

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