November 13, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
NOVEMBER 13, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Tunis, Tunisia, and Vienna, Austria. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski, Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk, Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa and the Gulf Region Robert Malley, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, and Spokesperson John Kirby. Please click here for more information.

9:40 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue Plenary, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:40 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability with Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Hadi Sinirlioglu, in Vienna, Austria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

6:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, in Vienna, Austria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, in Vienna, Austria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

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.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel to Djibouti to visit Camp Lemonnier and to meet with various counterparts to discuss international security issues and international anti-piracy efforts. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas (WOLA) Executive Director Joy Olson and Senior Associate Adriana Beltran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel Vienna, Austria. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard co-chairs the Syria Humanitarian Working Group, in Vienna, Austria.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Singaporean Ambassador to the U.S. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri to discuss U.S.-Singapore relations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel and National Security Council Senior Coordinator for Asia Daniel Kritenbrink preview President Obama’s upcoming trip to Malaysia and the Philippines at the Foreign Press Center, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more details. Media interested in attending please contact Mark Zimmer zimmermv2@state.gov.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Japanese Director General of Defense Policy Bureau Satoshi Maeda to discuss U.S.-Japan Alliance cooperation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)