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Secretary Clinton: Travel to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey

May 31, 2012 to June 7, 2012

Interactive Travel Map | Photos: Armenia | Azerbaijan

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey from May 31-June 7. In Copenhagen, Denmark, Secretary Clinton held bilateral meetings with senior Danish officials. She also participated in the kick-off event for Green Partnerships for Growth, a bilateral initiative to promote green technology through public and private sector partnerships.

On June 1, Secretary Clinton traveled to Oslo, Norway, where she met with senior Norwegian officials and gave keynote remarks at a global health conference hosted by the Norwegian government titled, “A World in Transition – Charting a New Path in Global Health.” On June 2, the Secretary was in Tromso, north of the Arctic Circle and home of the Arctic Council Permanent Secretariat, for discussions of U.S.-Norwegian cooperation in the Arctic, including on climate change and the sustainable development of untapped resources.

On June 3, Secretary Clinton traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, for meetings with senior Swedish officials to discuss a range of issues, including green energy, Internet freedom, Afghanistan and the Middle East. In Stockholm she also participated in a Climate and Clean Air Coalition event on short-lived climate pollutants.

The Secretary will travel to the Caucasus from June 4 to 7. In all these countries, she will discuss important issues of regional security, democracy, economic development and counterterrorism.

In Armenia on June 4, the Secretary met with President Sargsian and other senior Armenian officials. She also met with Armenian civil society leaders.

On June 5, the Secretary opened the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission plenary session in Batumi, Georgia. She also met with President Saakashvili and held discussions with a broad range of political actors and civil society representatives.

The Secretary traveled on June 6 to Azerbaijan to meet with President Aliyev as well as Azerbaijani civil society leaders.

On June 7, the Secretary co-chaired the Global Counterterrorism Forum Ministerial in Istanbul, Turkey and consulted with senior Turkish officials on a range of foreign policy challenges, including Syria and Iran.

06/07/2012  Remarks With Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu After Their Meeting
06/07/2012 Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official on Global Counterterrorism Forum in Istanbul
06/07/2012  Opening Remarks at the Global Counterterrorism Forum
06/07/2012  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official on Syria
06/06/2012  Interview With Eka Kvesitadze of Georgian Public Broadcaster
06/0620/12  Meeting with Staff and Families of Embassy Baku 
06/06/2012  Remarks With Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov
06/06/2012  Meeting With Embassy Staff and Families from Embassy Tbilisi
06/05/2012  Remarks With Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
06/05/2012  Remarks at Coast Guard Ship Commissioning
06/05/2012  Remarks at Omnibus Session of the Strategic Partnership Commission
06/04/2012  Remarks With Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian
06/04/2012  Remarks at Meeting With Embassy Yerevan Staff and Families
06/04/2012  Remarks at the Universal Human Rights Ceremony
06/03/2012  Meeting with Embassy Staff and Their Families
06/03/2012  Remarks With Swedish Prime Minister Reinfeldt and Foreign Minister Bildt After Their Meeting
06/03/2012  Climate and Clean Air Coalition Event
06/02/2012  Remarks With Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere
06/01/2012  Remarks With Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere After Their Meeting
06/01/2012  A World in Transition: Charting a New Path in Global Health
05/31/2012  Remarks at the Green Partnership for Growth Launch
05/31/2012  Townterview with Danish Youth Hosted by TV2 With Johannes Langkilde
05/31/2012  Remarks With Danish Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal


Secretary's Schedule
Public Schedule for June 7, 2012
Public Schedule for June 6, 2012
Public Schedule for June 5, 2012
Public Schedule for June 3, 2012
Public Schedule for June 2, 2012
Public Schedule for June 1, 2012
Public Schedule for May 31, 2012

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