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Kerry Arrives Friday For Buhari’s Inauguration

Posted: May 27, 2015 at 8:22 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

In a four-nation official trip, United States Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive Abuja, Nigeria, on May 29 to lead the official U.S. delegation on behalf of President Barack Obama for the inauguration of Nigeria’s President-elect Muhammadu Buhari.

In a statement by he U.S. Department of State released on Wednesday, it was disclosed that, after the Inauguration of Buhari as Nigeria’s President,

Kerry will travel later that day to Geneva, Switzerland, to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on May 30, as part of the ongoing EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations.

He will then visit Madrid, Spain, from May 31 to June 1, where he will meet with King Felipe VI, President Rajoy, and Foreign Minister Garcia-Margallo, to discuss a range of bilateral and global issues.

The Secretary Kerry will then travel to Paris, France, on June 2 to lead the U.S. delegation to the Counter-ISIL Coalition Small Group Ministerial.  Where the partners “will review progress on the full range of shared efforts to degrade and defeat ISIL, while affirming support for Prime Minister Abadi and the Iraqi campaign against ISIL.”