Secretary Kerry Officiates the 132nd
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US envoy John Kerry will travel soon to China to discuss cooperation on climate change, a US official said Friday, as the rival powers gradually resume diplomacy after high tensions.

A State Department official confirmed an upcoming trip to China by the former secretary of state, his third since he took the climate position under President Joe Biden, without giving details.

Kerry in an interview with The New York Times said the trip would take place next week and seek "genuine cooperation."

"China and the United States are the two largest economies in the world and we're also the two largest emitters. It's clear that we have a special responsibility to find common ground," he told the newspaper.

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