Details of Travel to France, United Kingdom, and Italy, October 21-24, 2013

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Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Paris, London, and Rome on October 21-24.

In Paris, Secretary Kerry met with representatives of the Arab League’s Arab Peace Initiative Follow-up Committee to update them on the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, as part of his continued engagement with our Arab League partners on the issue. The Secretary also met Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal to discuss bilateral and international issues.

In London, the Secretary attended the London 11 ministerial meeting with key international partners and Syrian Coalition leadership to review progress towards convening the Geneva Conference on Syria.

In Rome, Secretary Kerry met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss ongoing final status negotiations with the Palestinians, along with Iran, Syria, and other issues of mutual concern.

Italy

Remarks

10/23/13 Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy

UNITED KINGDOM

Remarks

10/22/13 Remarks at a Press Availability After the London 11 Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign & Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
10/21/13 Briefing on Previewing the London 11 Meeting; London, United Kingdom

Press Releases

10/22/13 Communique of the London 11; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

FRANCE

Remarks

10/21/13 Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Atiyah Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France

SECRETARY'S SCHEDULE

10/24/13  October 24 - Thursday
10/23/13  October 23 - Wednesday
10/22/13  October 22 - Tuesday