US top diplomat expresses enthusiasm for Milan Expo 2015
US 'proud and excited' about signing on, Kerry says27 March, 19:23
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.