August 07 - Friday

August 7, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
AUGUST 7, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Hanoi, Vietnam. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski, NSC Senior Coordinator for Asia Daniel Kritenbrink, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State David Thorne, Spokesperson John Kirby, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

9:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers a speech on “U.S.-Vietnam: Looking to the Future,” in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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1:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a town hall with Fulbright University Vietnam students, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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3:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a joint press availability with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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4:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Vietnamese General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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5:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a Fulbright University Vietnam briefing with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

Assistant Secretary Malinowski accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Hanoi, Vietnam. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANNE C. RICHARD, BUREAU OF POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with InterAction Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice Joel R. Charny, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a meeting at the White House.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

3:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador to Algeria Joan Polaschik, at the Department of State.

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