Travel to Tbilisi, Kyiv and Warsaw, July 6-8, 2016

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Tbilisi, Georgia on July 6, 2016, to meet with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili for bilateral discussions on a range of issues, including U.S. support for Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations and successful elections in October.

The Secretary then co-chaired a plenary meeting of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission, and held meetings with President Giorgi Margvelashvili and leaders of Georgia’s opposition parties.

Secretary Kerry traveled to Kyiv, Ukraine on July 7, where he met with President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Groysman, and other Ukrainian leaders to discuss progress on reforms, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, and other issues.

On July 8, Secretary Kerry accompanied President Obama to the Summit Meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, in Warsaw, Poland. The Secretary met with his counterparts from NATO Ally and partner nations to further efforts to strengthen NATO’s security and to project stability to the Alliance’s east and south.

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07/07/16 Remarks with Kyiv Embassy Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hyatt Hotel; Kyiv, Ukraine
07/07/16 Meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Speaker Andriy Parubiy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Rada; Kyiv, Ukraine
07/07/16 Remarks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bankova Kyiv, Ukraine

georgia

07/07/16 Remarks at Embassy Meet and Greet;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Tbilisi; Tbilisi, Georgia
07/07/16 Remarks at Top of Meeting With Georgian Opposition Leaders;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Radisson Blue Iveria Hotel; Tbilisi, Georgia
07/06/16 Remarks With Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Presidential Palace; Tbilisi, Georgia
07/06/16 Remarks With Georgian Prime Minister Kvirikashvili;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chancellery; Tbilisi, Georgia
07/06/16 Remarks With Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chancellery; Tbilisi, Georgia
07/06/16 Remarks Before Participation in the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission With Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chancellery; Tbilisi, Georgia
07/06/16 U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/06/16 Memorandum on Deepening the Defense and Security Partnership Between the United States of America and Georgia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/05/16 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Georgia, Ukraine, and Poland; Joint Base Andrews

SECRETARY'S SCHEDULE

07/08/16  Public Schedule: July 8, 2016
07/07/16  Public Schedule: July 7, 2016
07/06/16  Public Schedule: July 6, 2016