Kerry urges caution over timing of releasing U.S. torture report

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a news conference at the London Conference on Afghanistan, in LondonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday privately expressed concern about the timing of the release of a long-awaited Congressional report criticizing the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation methods days before it was expected to be released. Kerry’s spokeswoman said he called Senator Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Intelligence Committee, to urge her to take foreign policy considerations into account when choosing when to publish. …

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