Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 23, 2018

U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco Palmieri will travel this week to Spokane, WA, where he will deliver the keynote address at the Lake Roosevelt Forum Conference on the importance of modernizing the Columbia River Treaty Regime. The speech will take place at The Historic Davenport Hotel on April 24, at 10:00 a.m. PST.

During his trip, Acting Assistant Secretary Palmieri will also engage with tribal, Congressional, state, and local government representatives from throughout the Columbia River Basin.

Acting Assistant Secretary Palmieri’s keynote address is open to the press. All interested press should contact for further information.

To receive regular updates on Columbia River Treaty developments and upcoming public events, email For press inquiries, please email

U.S. Department of State

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