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Clinton's long 'to-do list' for Kerry

Published on Feb 1, 2013 11:38 AM
 
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers her final speech as Secretary of State at the Council on Foreign Relations on Jan 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. Mrs Clinton laid out a bulging agenda on Thursday for incoming secretary of state John Kerry, warning about Iran's aid to Syria, voicing concern for Afghan women and raising cyber hacking fears. -- PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Mrs Hillary Clinton laid out a bulging agenda on Thursday for incoming secretary of state John Kerry, warning about Iran's aid to Syria, voicing concern for Afghan women and raising cyber hacking fears.

In her final press interview, Mrs Clinton told a small group of journalists including AFP that after four years as America's top diplomat, she was looking forward to getting some rest and taking long walks with her newest dog, a five-month-old labradoodle pup named Maisie.

But in the hour-long roundtable, Mrs Clinton also summed up some of the weighty issues that will be weighing down Mr Kerry's in-tray on Monday morning.

Here are some of her thoughts:

 
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