U.S. Delegation to P5+1 Negotiations With Iran in Vienna, Austria

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 25, 2015


In the context of the EU-coordinated P5+1 negotiations with Iran, Secretary Kerry will be joined in Vienna, Austria, on June 26 and onwards by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, and the U.S. negotiating team.

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

The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State

The Honorable Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy

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

Jonathan Finer, Chief of Staff, Department of State

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

Paul Irwin, Director for Nonproliferation, National Security Council

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

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

Newell Highsmith, Deputy Legal Advisor, Department of State

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

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

Kimberly Gahan, Attorney Advisor, Department of State

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

Marie Harf, Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, Department of State

Alan Eyre, Persian Language Spokesperson, Department of State

Mark Appleton, Special Advisor to the Secretary, Department of Energy

Julia Jacoby, Special Assistant to Under Secretary of State Sherman