Secretary Kerry Travel to Geneva, Montreux, Riyadh, and London

Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 26, 2015


Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, to address the high-level segment of the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. While in Geneva, the Secretary will also meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss Ukraine and regional issues of common interest.

The Secretary will then travel to Montreux, Switzerland, to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif as part of the ongoing EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations.

From Montreux, Switzerland, the Secretary will travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to meet with King Salman and other senior Saudi officials to discuss the situation in Yemen, ISIL, and other issues of shared concern.

From Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the Secretary will then travel to London, United Kingdom, where he will meet with Gulf foreign ministers to discuss shared regional priorities.

From London, United Kingdom, Secretary will travel to Paris, France on Saturday, March 7 to meet with French Foreign Minister Fabius. They will discuss a wide range of topics including Ukraine, ISIL and Iran nuclear negotiations.

Follow Secretary Kerry’s travel via @JohnKerry, @StateDeptSpox, and @StateDept on Twitter and go to the Department’s Flickr account for the latest trip photos. Stay connected: http://blogs.state.gov/social-feeds and keep track of all of the Secretary's travels at: //2009-2017.state.gov/secretary/travel/index.htm.