Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman Travel to New York

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 17, 2014


Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman, and Senior Advisor Jacob J. Sullivan will travel to New York for consultations with Iranian officials September 17-18.

Following these bilateral meetings, Under Secretary Sherman will participate in the comprehensive nuclear negotiations of the P5+1 and European Union with Iran beginning September 18. The full delegation list follows.

The Honorable Wendy R. Sherman, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Ambassador Brooke D. Anderson, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs on Iran Negotiations

Mr. James Timbie, Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security

Mr. Paul Irwin, Director for Nonproliferation, National Security Council

Mr. Christopher Backemeyer, Director for Iran, National Security Council

Mr. Adam Szubin
Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury Department

Mr. Richard Nephew, Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, Department of State

Mr. Kevin Veal
Director of the Office of Nuclear Safeguards and Security, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy

Ms. Marie Harf
Deputy Spokesperson, Department of State

Mr. Alan Eyre
Persian Language Spokesperson, Department of State

Ms. Lindsay Coffey
Iran Public Affairs Officer, Department of State

Ms. Julia Jacoby, Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Department of State