Iran, as well as foreign banks and governments, have been clamoring for clarity, but it was not clear that Kerry’s remarks would provide it.
The two ministers met Kerry on Friday night, hours after the historic signing ceremony by 175 nations of the Paris climate change agreement in the United Nations headquarters.
A bomb blast ripped through a bus and sparked a fire, in Jerusalem on Monday wounding at least 21 people.
“China seems determined to unilaterally assert and act on territorial claims in the South China Sea that several countries in the region dispute,” he said.
During his stay in Hiroshima, Kerry and other G7 foreign ministers are scheduled to visit a park and museum dedicated to the August 6, 1945 destruction of the city by an American atomic bomb.
Authorities were not immediately able to comment on the nature of the blasts nor on whether they had claimed any casualties.
If the US seeks “stability” it should “leave the region and stop supporting terrorists,” Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry Saturday called on the Afghan Taliban to restart direct peace talks with Kabul, weeks after the militant group refused to return to the negotiating table.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Belgian leaders and offered condolences and help following the attack.
The United States and Russia had found common ground on the Syrian peace process and on taking the fight to the Islamic State jihadist group.
Russia on Monday warned the United States that it will start responding unilaterally to cease-fire violations in Syria if the US refuses to coordinate rules of engagement against violators.
The House will vote on Monday on a bill that would identify the actions of IS against Christians, Yezidis and other groups, as “genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.”
Iran and the US have no formal diplomatic ties, but Kerry and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif built a close working relationship during negotiations for last year’s nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.
Kerry’s remarks on ISI came after Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard raised the issue of the Pakistan spy agency’s links with the Haqqani network.
As Kerry arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, the state-run China Daily ran an article headlined: “Experts have low hopes for Kerry’s China trip.”