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  • U.S. negotiators meeting Iranian counterparts

    September 4, 2014 | 2:27 pm

    A high-level U.S. delegation is meeting with its Iranian counterpart in Geneva for direct talks on Iran’s nuclear program.

    The meeting Thursday and Friday led on the U.S. side by William Burns, the deputy secretary of state, and Wendy Sherman, an undersecretary of state, is...

  • Steinitz to U.S.: Israel’s ‘minimum’ is no enrichment

    October 25, 2013 | 9:50 am

    Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz told his American counterparts in the Israel-U.S. strategic dialogue that Israel’s “minimum” in any deal with Iran was no uranium enrichment.

    Steinitz described his meeting Wednesday with a U.S. team led by William Burns, the...

  • U.S. envoy spurned by both sides on Egypt visit

    July 15, 2013 | 7:05 am

    The first senior U.S. official to visit Egypt since the army toppled its elected president was snubbed by both Islamists and their opponents on Monday.

    Deputy Secretary of State William Burns arrived in a divided capital where both sides are furious at the United States, the...

  • Obama administration: PLO’s U.N. elevation broke no laws

    January 10, 2013 | 1:57 pm

    The Obama administration said the Palestinians' ascension in U.N. membership status did not violate U.S. law.

    William Burns, the deputy secretary of state, in a Jan. 8 determination said the Palestinians did not break the U.S. law that requires shutting down the Palestine...

  • William Burns, heading for Israel, reassures Egypt of assistance

    July 10, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Deputy U.S. Secretary of State William Burns after meeting with new Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said the United States was “fully committed” to assistance for Egypt.

    Burns, who will visit Israel later this week for another round in the U.S.-Israel strategic dialogue, met Monday...