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Europe and Asia, November 8-19, 2009


November 8, 2009 to November 19, 2009

Travel Diary Blog | View Interactive Map | Photos: Germany | Philippines  | Afghanistan Nov. 18  Nov. 19

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Europe and Asia November 8-19, 2009.

In Berlin (November 8-9), she represented the United States at the 20th anniversary celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall and also met with senior German officials.

Secretary Clinton continued on to Singapore (November 10-12) for meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. While there, she attended the APEC Ministerial Meetings and held bilateral meetings with her counterparts from the region.

In Manila (November 12-13), the Secretary held consultations with senior Filipino officials, highlighting the U.S.-Philippines treaty alliance.

Returning to Singapore, the Secretary joined President Obama for the APEC Leaders' Meeting.  On November 16-17, Secretary Clinton traveled to China following the Presidents's schedule.  In Shanghai, the Secretary visited the USA Pavilion at Shanghai Expo.

Secretary Clinton was in Afghanistan to attend President Karzai’s November 19 inauguration ceremony, met with Afghanistan’s leadership, international partners and allies, U.S. troops, staff in Provincial Reconstruction Teams, and Embassy staff. This is the Secretary's fourth trip to Afghanistan, first as Secretary of State.

Remarks
11/19/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg Radio
11/19/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With Kim Ghattas of BBC
11/19/2009 Secretary Clinton's Press Conference at U.S. Embassy Kabul 
11/19/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks at Civil-Military Integration Briefing 
11/19/2009 Secretary Clinton's Address to U.S. and International Troops in Afghanistan
11/18/2009 Secretary Clinton's Meet and Greet at Embassy Kabul with Employees and Their Families 
11/18/2009 Secretary Clinton's Briefing En Route Kabul, Afghanistan 
11/16/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks at USA Pavilion at Shanghai Expo
11/15/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With Mathias Müller von Blumencron and Dr. Erich Follath of Der Spiegel
11/15/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With David Gregory of NBC’s Meet the Press
11/15/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC’s This Week
11/13/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Manila Radio Host Mo Twister
11/13/2009 Secretary Clinton's Townterview with Maria Ressa, Ricky Carandang and Pinky Webb of ABS-CBN
11/12/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Philippines Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo 
11/12/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks on Relief Efforts and Touring of Book Fair 
11/11/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks at APEC Singapore Conference
11/10/2009 Briefing on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Upcoming Trip to the Philippines
11/09/2009 Briefing via Conference Call on the President's Trip to Asia
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate Celebration
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With Dr. Sebastian Hesse-Kastein of MDR Radio
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With Marietta Slomka of ZDF Television
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview on the Charlie Rose Show
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton's Interview With Tom Brokaw of NBC
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks With German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle
11/09/2009 Secretary Clinton Meets with Embassy Personnel and Their Families
11/08/2009 Secretary Clinton's Keynote Address at the Atlantic Council Gala Dinner
11/08/2009 Secretary Clinton's Camera Spray at Top of Trilateral Meeting with Estonia and Latvia
11/05/2009 Secretary Clinton's Remarks With German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle After Their Meeting
11/03/2009 Preview of the November APEC Meetings in Singapore

Related Information
President Obama's Trip to Asia
On-line Exhibition: Voices of U.S. Diplomacy and the Berlin Wall
APEC Singapore 2009




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