Secretary Clinton: Travel to Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, and Bahrain

November 30, 2010 to December 4, 2010


Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, and Bahrain November 30 - December 4. In Kazakhstan, she attended the Summit of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) as head of the U.S. delegation. Prior to the Summit, she hosted an event for local and international nongovernmental organizations, underscoring the importance of a vibrant civil society. She also met with Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev and Foreign Minister Saudabayev to discuss various aspects of the U.S.-Kazakhstan strategic partnership.

In the Kyrgyz Republic, Secretary Clinton met with President Otunbayeva and other government officials. She reviewed political developments in the wake of Kyrgyzstan’s historic election, and discuss a range of issues of mutual concern.

In Uzbekistan, Secretary Clinton met with President Karimov to discuss a wide range of matters in our bilateral relationship and in regional affairs.

In Bahrain, Secretary Clinton delivered the keynote address on the role of the United States in regional security at The Manama Dialogue 2010, an annual forum hosted by the International Institute for Strategic Studies in cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain.

12/03/2010 Interview with Michel Ghandour of Al Hurra
12/03/2010 Interview with The Cable's Josh Rogin
12/03/2010 Manama Dialogue Opening Dinner
12/03/2010 Townterview Hosted by Bahrain TV
12/03/2010 Interview with Kim Ghattas of BBC
12/03/2010 Remarks with Foreign Minister Al Khalifa after their Meeting
12/02/2010  Meeting With Staff and Their Families of Embassy Tashkent;
12/02/2010  Meets With Embassy Bishkek Personnel and Their Families
12/02/2010  Townterview Hosted by KTR 
12/02/2010  Meeting With Troops at Manas Transit Center
12/02/2010 Remarks With Kyrgyz President Otunbayeva After Their Meeting
12/01/2010 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Saudabayev After Their Meeting
12/01/2010 Remarks With Belarussian Foreign Minister Sergey Martynov Before Their Meeting
12/01/2010 Remarks With Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Before Their Meeting
12/01/2010 Remarks at OSCE Intervention
11/30/2010 Town Hall on Empowering Civil Society for Central Asia's Future

Press Releases
12/02/2010  U.S. and Uzbekistan Sign Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement 
12/01/2010  U.S. - Belarus Bilateral Meeting

Related Information
OSCE Summit
The Manama Dialogue