Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman Travel to Vienna and Geneva

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 27, 2015


Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and the U.S. negotiating team will travel on May 27 to Vienna, Austria, to take part in the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. On May 30, Under Secretary Sherman will join Secretary Kerry in Geneva, Switzerland, for meetings with Iranian officials. Under Secretary Sherman will then return to Vienna to continue to participate in the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran.

The full U.S. delegation list for Vienna follows:

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

Robert Malley, Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf Region, National Security Council

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

Newell Highsmith, Deputy Legal Advisor, Department of State

Christopher Backemeyer, Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, Department of State

Joshua Black, Chief, Sanctions and Counterterrorism, U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Kevin Veal, Director of the Office of International Nuclear Safeguards, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy

Felicia Swindells, Senior Sanctions Policy Advisor, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Lisa Palluconi, Attorney Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Kimberly Gahan, Attorney Advisor, Department of State

Julia Jacoby, Special Assistant to Under Secretary of State Sherman