Ambassador David Saperstein Travels to Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank, Turkey and Egypt

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 14, 2015


Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom David Saperstein travels to Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank, Turkey and Egypt from November 10 – 20.

From November 10 to 15, Ambassador Saperstein is meeting with a wide array of religious leaders, civil society members, parliamentarians and government officials from Israel, Jerusalem, and the West Bank.

From November 16-17, Ambassador Saperstein will be in Turkey where he will deliver keynote remarks at the G20 Interfaith Summit on the connection between religious freedom and sustainable development.

From November 18-22 Ambassador Saperstein will be in Egypt where he will meet with religious leaders and government officials to discuss the importance of protecting religious freedom, human rights and tolerance.

For press inquiries, please contact Chanan Weissman at weissmanc@state.gov or 202-647-4043.

For updates, follow Ambassador Saperstein on Twitter @AmbSaperstein.