December 15, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
DECEMBER 15, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Moscow, Russia. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, National Security Council Senior Director for Russia and Eurasia Celeste Wallander, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, and Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner. Please click here for more information.‎

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow, Russia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

1:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and families of Embassy Moscow, in Moscow, Russia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

8:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow, Russia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:30p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Tore Hattrem to discuss arms control, nonproliferation, and regional security issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

Under Secretary Novelli is on travel to New York City to participate in meetings at the United Nations. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Bangladesh through December 14 and Sri Lanka through December 16. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

1:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Deputy Secretary-General Douglas Frantz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a dinner hosted by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in honor of Mexican Foreign Secretary Ruiz Massieu at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski briefs European Union (EU) Ambassadors and senior representatives on Burma elections at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends the 44th National Day of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the 16th Anniversary of King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa’s accession to the throne, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Moscow, Russia. Please click here for more information.‎

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Thailand, Laos, and Japan from December 13 through December 21. Please click here for more information.