InterAction Applauds Sen. Kerry's Nomination for Secretary of State

Dec 21, 2012, 16:07 ET from InterAction

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction President and CEO Sam Worthington released the following statement today regarding President Obama's nomination of Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) to serve as the next Secretary of State:


"I applaud President Obama's decision to nominate one of the Senate's most experienced and devoted foreign policy experts to serve as our next Secretary of State. Senator Kerry has been one of America's finest diplomats for many years and will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this position, having served as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for four years and as one of its members for many years before that.

"InterAction, along with our more than 200 member organizations, looks forward to working with Sen. Kerry and his team during President Obama's second term as we together seek to improve the lives of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people. As experience has shown, we can do the most good for the most people when the U.S. government and civil society work hand-in-hand. We look forward to working with Secretary-designate Kerry."

InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based nongovernmental international organizations, with more than 200 members. Our members operate in every developing country, working with local communities to overcome poverty and suffering by helping to improve their quality of life. To learn more visit our website. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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