Yemen: Meetings between U.S. officials and Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 28, 2011

QUESTION: Did Secretary Clinton engage with the Yemeni Foreign Minister on the margins of the UN General Assembly?

ANSWER: Due to conflicting schedules, Secretary Clinton and Yemeni Foreign Minister al-Qirbi did not meet on the margins of the UN General Assembly. However, Foreign Minister al-Qirbi met with Deputy Secretary William Burns on September 21 in Washington and with Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman on September 26 in New York.

PRN: 2011/1620