Secretary Kerry's Travel to Saudi Arabia and France

Press Statement
John Kirby
Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
March 10, 2016


Secretary of State John Kerry will travel March 11 to Hafar al Batin, Saudi Arabia to meet with senior government officials to discuss a variety of topics, including efforts to resolve the crises in Syria and Yemen, as well as other regional security issues.

On March 12-13, Secretary Kerry will travel to Paris, where he will meet with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, as well as UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni, and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to discuss ongoing cooperation on a wide range of bilateral, regional, and global issues.

Follow Secretary Kerry’s travel via @JohnKerry, @StateDeptSpox, @toner_mark, 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.