Travel to the Dominican Republic, Norway, Denmark & Greenland, June 13-17, 2016

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Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Oslo and Svalbard, Norway; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Ilulissat, Greenland from June 13-17.

While in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on June 13-14, the Secretary participated in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Western Hemisphere’s premier multilateral organization.

The Secretary also met with Dominican President Danilo Medina and engaged in bilateral discussions and consultations with regional counterparts on issues of shared interest.

Secretary Kerry then traveled to Oslo, Norway, on June 14-16 and joined Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende at the Oslo Forum, a gathering of world leaders involved in conflict mediation, and met separately with Prime Minister Erna Solberg for bilateral discussions. Secretary Kerry also delivered remarks at a conference on deforestation and visited Svalbard, Norway to engage with Arctic researchers.

The Secretary traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, June 16-17 for bilateral discussions with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen. Secretary Kerry also traveled to Ilulissat, Greenland on June 17 to meet with Greenlandic and Danish officials and discuss shared challenges in the Arctic.

greenland

06/17/16 Remarks With Greenland Foreign Minister Vittus Qujaukitsoq and Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen;  Secretary of State John Kerry; HDMS Thetis; Greenland

denmark

06/17/16 Remarks at GAME Copenhagen;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Copenhagen, Denmark
06/16/16 Remarks With Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Copenhagen, Denmark
06/16/16 Remarks With Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Copenhagen, Denmark

norway

06/15/16 Remarks With Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Oslo, Norway
06/15/16 Remarks at the Oslo Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Oslo, Norway
06/15/16 Remarks at the Oslo Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Oslo, Norway
06/15/16 Joint Statement from the United States and Norway on Deeper Collaboration on Forests and Climate Change; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/15/16 U.S.-Norwegian Demining Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/15/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/10/16 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Norway, Denmark, and Greenland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

Dominican Republic

06/14/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/14/16 Roundtable with Press at the General Assembly Of the Organization of American States;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
06/14/16 Remarks at the 46th Organization of American States General Assembly;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
06/10/16 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Participation in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States; Via Teleconference

secretary's schedule

06/17/16  Public Schedule: June 17, 2016
06/16/16  Public Schedule: June 16, 2016
06/15/16  Public Schedule: June 15, 2016
06/14/16  Public Schedule: June 14, 2016