Travel to Beijing, Seoul, and Seattle, May 16-19, 2015

Photos from the trip»

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from May 16 to 17. While in Beijing, Secretary Kerry met senior leaders of the Chinese government to advance U.S. priorities ahead of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue this summer and the planned visit to the United States of President Xi Jinping this fall.

Secretary Kerry visited Seoul, Republic of Korea, from May 17 to 18. He met President Park Geun-hye and Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se to discuss a range of global, regional, and bilateral issues, as well as President Park’s upcoming visit to the United States.

On May 19, Secretary Kerry traveled to Seattle, Washington to deliver remarks on trade, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership.‎

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

05/19/15 The World Wants What America Makes;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boeing Renton Factory; Renton, Washington
05/18/15 Remarks to the Staff at the Seattle Passport Agency;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Korea University; Seattle, WA

republic of korea

05/18/15 An Open and Secure Internet: We Must Have Both;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Korea University; Seoul, South Korea
05/18/15 Meets with the Staff and Families of Embassy Seoul, U.S. Forces Korea, Republic of Korea Military Personnel, and Koreans Who Assisted Ambassador Lippert;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Collier Field House, Yongsan Army Garrison; Seoul, South Korea
05/18/15 Joint Press Availability With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Seoul, South Korea
05/18/15 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Seoul, South Korea

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05/17/15 Interview With Ms. Fu Xiaotian for Phoenix TV's "Talk With World Leaders";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beijing, China
05/17/15 Remarks Before Meeting With Chinese President Xi Jinping;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Great Hall of the People; Beijing, China
05/16/15 Joint Press Availability With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beijing, China
05/16/15 Remarks at a Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beijing, China
05/16/15 Remarks With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beijing, China
05/16/15 Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beijing, China
05/13/15 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Beijing, Seoul, and Seattle; Via Teleconference

SECRETARY'S SCHEDULE

05/19/15  May 19 - Tuesday
05/18/15  May 18 - Monday
05/17/15  May 17 - Sunday
05/16/15  May 16 - Saturday