Travel to Argentina and Brazil, August 3-6, 2016
Secretary Kerry traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from August 3-4, for bilateral meetings and to Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil, from August 5-6, to lead the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games.
In Argentina, Secretary Kerry met with Argentine President Mauricio Macri to discuss cooperation on regional and global issues. He and Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra launched the U.S.-Argentina High-Level Dialogue to address pressing global challenges, including bilateral, regional, multilateral, and economic issues. He also met with the Argentine-American Chamber of Commerce to discuss U.S.-Argentine commercial engagement and trade.
In Brazil, the Secretary met with Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra, and represented President Obama at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games. He also met with members of the U.S. Olympic team.
08/04/16 Joint Statement from the U.S.-Argentina High-Level Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/05/16 Public Schedule: August 5, 2016
08/04/16 Public Schedule: August 4, 2016