Kerry Arrives in Saudi Arabia Ahead of Syria Talks

DADE3F5C-850B-4ED5-BBF6-D7AEEEC2C339_w640_r1_s_cx0_cy2_cw0{VOA NEWS / STATE DEPARTMENT} — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia late Saturday, ahead of a new round of talks later this week over the conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen.

Kerry meets Sunday in Jeddah with several Saudi leaders, including King Salman, to discuss the regional conflicts.

Later, the top U.S. diplomat will fly to Vienna where he and Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni will co-host a ministerial meeting on security and support for Libya’s new government.

Western powers hope Libya’s Government of National Accord can unite the country, which has been in a state of chaos since leader Moammar Gadhafi was toppled and killed in 2011. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.