US Secretary of State hosts iftar

Kerry emphasized the need for permanent peace between Israel and Palestine, Sunnis and Shiites, referring to his visit to the Middle East.

US Secretary of State hosts iftar

World Bulletin/News Desk

US Secretary of State John Kerry hosted an iftar (fast-breaking dinner during Muslim holy month of Ramadan) at the Department of State on Wednesday.

Kerry highlighted the importance of freedom, peace and welfare in his remark, saying that hatred was a feeling learnt later and passed down to future generations.

Kerry said the US had always struggled with discrimination arising from religious differences.

Kerry also emphasized the need for permanent peace between Israel and Palestine, Sunnis and Shiites, referring to his visit to the Middle East.

Turkey's Ambassador in Washinton Namik Tan, several representatives of Turkish communities, officials from the Obama administration, religious leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations and members of congress attended the meal.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 25 Temmuz 2013, 11:36
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