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Details of Travel to the Middle East, Afghanistan, and France, March 19-27, 2013


Secretary Kerry accompanied President Obama on his travel to Israel, the Palestinian Territories, and Jordan. On March 24, Secretary Kerry met with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad, Iraq. March 25-26, he met with President Karzai and other officials in Kabul, Afghanistan. Secretary Kerry visited Paris, France to meet with French Government officials and business leaders, March 26-27.  See photos from the trip.

Read more about the first parts of the trip on the White House site.

03/26/2013 Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Kabul
03/25/2013 Remarks With President Hamid Karzai After Their Meeting
03/24/2013 Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Baghdad
03/24/2013 Solo Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq

Press Releases
03/25/2013 Background Briefing En Route Kabul
03/24/2013 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Iraq

Secretary Kerry Visits France - America's Oldest Ally
Secretary Kerry Travels to Afghanistan
Secretary Kerry Visits Iraq
President Obama Visits Jordan
President Obama Visits Israel and the West Bank
President Obama's Middle East Trip

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