FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a microphone is taken away at the end of a news conference as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hand

 

              FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a microphone is taken away at the end of a news conference as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hand
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a microphone is taken away at the end of a news conference as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands at the Chancellery in Berlin. With the smile of a seasoned politician, a flair for languages and a vast repertoire of personal anecdotes, Kerry schmoozed and cajoled his way through Europe and the Middle East on his first trip abroad as America's top envoy over the past 10 days. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)