Secretary Kerry Travel to Paris, Moscow, Luxembourg City, London, and Brussels

Press Statement
John Kirby
Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
July 11, 2016


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris, France at the invitation of President Hollande, July 13–14, to attend Bastille Day celebrations.

Secretary Kerry will then travel to Moscow, Russia, July 14–15, where he will meet with senior Russian officials to discuss Syria, the Ukraine crisis, and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, among other issues.

The Secretary will travel to Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, July 15–17, where he will meet with Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn to discuss a range of bilateral issues, the transatlantic relationship, and a variety of other issues of mutual interest.

Secretary Kerry will then travel to Brussels, Belgium, July 17–18, where he will meet with EU Member State Foreign Ministers and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council, to discuss key foreign policy priorities.

Next, Secretary Kerry will travel to London, U.K., July 18–19, where he will attend multilateral meetings on Yemen and Syria.

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