June 24, 2013 11:02 AM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that it would be "deeply troubling" if Russia or Hong Kong had adequate notice about Edward Snowden's plans to flee to a country that will grant him asylum and still allowed him leave. Unless the bloodshed in Syria stops, the region could descend into a chaotic sectarian conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said, as he called for an urgent political resolution to the war that has dragged on for two years and claimed 93,000 lives. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. wants to see proposed peace talks with the Taliban "get back on track" after being thrown into doubt this week amid a diplomatic dispute with the Afghan government."We need to see if we can get back on track," Kerry told a news conference in Qatar. "I don't know whether that's possible or not."