Secretary Kerry Travels to Munich, Tirana, and Rancho Mirage

Press Statement
John Kirby
Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
February 4, 2016


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Munich, Germany, from February 10–14 to participate in the 52nd Munich Security Conference. While in Munich, he will attend an International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting to discuss how to accelerate an end to the Syrian conflict. Secretary Kerry will also have a series of bilateral and multilateral meetings.

Secretary Kerry will travel to Tirana, Albania, on February 14 to meet with senior government leaders to discuss Albania’s further Euro-Atlantic integration and strong bilateral cooperation with the United States.

The Secretary will then travel to Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California, to join President Obama at the U.S.-ASEAN Summit on February 15-16. This summit will further strengthen U.S.-ASEAN cooperation within the framework of our new strategic partnership and our common vision of a peaceful and prosperous Asia-Pacific region.

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.