January 27, 2016


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 27, 2016

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Beijing, China. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs John Kirby, Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for East Asian Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink, Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe, and Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan. Please click here for more information.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in Beijing, China.
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12:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a working lunch hosted by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in Beijing, China.
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3:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in Beijing, China.
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3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi, in Beijing, China.
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6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Beijing, China.
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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.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Japan, Republic of Korea, and Hawaii, from January 22-29. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration, at the Holocaust Museum.
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3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Belizean Prime Minister Dean Barrow, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers remarks at a business outreach reception, co-hosted by the Department of State and the Business council for International Understanding, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Laos, Cambodia, and China, from January 25-27. Please click here for more information.

SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE KRISTIE KENNEY

2:00 p.m. Senior Advisor Kenney delivers the keynote address to the Atlas Corps’ Emerging Global Leaders Initiative, at the Department of State.
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