John Kerry arrives in Britain

John Kerry arrives in London to begin his first overseas visit as Secretary of State
John Kerry arrives in London to begin his first overseas visit as Secretary of State Credit: U.S. Embassy London

The new American Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in the UK for his first official overseas visit.

He will visit nine nations over the course of an 11-day trip on which he is expected to focus on the conflicts in Syria, Mali and Afghanistan.

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John Kerry meets Cameron

America's new Secretary of State John Kerry is holding talks with the Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary William Hague on the first stop in an 11-day 'listening tour' that will take him to Paris, Rome and Cairo among other cities.