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John Forbes Kerry

Country Locale Remarks Date
United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague. February 25–26, 2013
Germany Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. February 26–27, 2013
France Paris Met with President Francois Hollande and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. Discussed the situation in Mali. February 27, 2013
Italy Rome Met with Prime Minister Mario Monti, Foreign Minister Guilio de Sant’Agata, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and the Foreign Ministers of the Baltic States. Also attended an Ad Hoc Meeting on Syria with Syrian Opposition leaders. February 27–March 1, 2013
Turkey Ankara Met with President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu. Discussed the Syrian crisis. March 1–2, 2013
Egypt Cairo Met with Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby, Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr, President Mohammed Morsi, Defense Minister Abdul Fatah al-Sisi, and Egyptian political and business leaders. March 2–3, 2013
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with the Gulf Cooperation Council Foreign Ministers and with Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal. March 3–4, 2013
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan. March 4–5, 2013
Qatar Doha Met with Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Heir Apparent Tamim bin Hammad al-Thani, and Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassin bin Jaber al-Thani. March 5–6, 2013
Ireland Shannon Met with Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore while returning to the United States. March 6, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Accompanied President Obama. March 20–22, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Accompanied President Obama. March 21, 2013
Jordan Amman Accompanied President Obama. March 22–24, 2013
Iraq Baghdad Met with President Nouri al-Maliki and Iraqi political leaders. March 24–25, 2013
Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai. March 25–26, 2013
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and addressed French business leaders. March 26–27, 2013
Turkey Istanbul Met with Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu. April 7, 2013
Israel Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Met with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. April 7–9, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. April 7, 2013
United Kingdom London Attended the G=8 Foreign Ministers Meeting. April 10–11, 2013
Korea, South Seoul Met with President Park Gyeun-hye and Prime Minister Yun Byun-se. Addressed the American Chamber of Commerce. April 12–13, 2013
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Met with President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Liqiang, and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. April 13–14, 2013
Japan Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. April 14, 2013
Turkey Istanbul Met with Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu and attended a ministerial meeting of the Friends of the Syrian People Core Group. Also met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. April 20–21, 2013
Belgium Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Minister’s Meeting. Also attended a NATO-Russia Council Ministerial meeting. Signed agreement with Lithuania on countering nuclear smuggling. Met with Afghan President Hamad Karzai and Pakistani General Ashfaq Kayani. April 21–24, 2013
Russia Moscow Met with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. May 7–8, 2013
Italy Rome Met with Foreign Minister Emma Bonino, Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, and Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni. May 8–9, 2013
Sweden Stockholm, Kiruna Met with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Foreign Minister Carl Bildt. Attended the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting at Kiruna. May 14–15, 2013
Oman Muscat Met with Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said and Defense Minister Said Badr al-Busaidi. May 21–22, 2013
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh. Attended a London Eleven plenary meeting. May 22, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres. May 23–24, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. May 23–24, 2013
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Attended the African Union Summit and commemorated the Golden Jubilee of the Organization of African Unity. May 24–26, 2013
Jordan Amman Attended the World Economic Forum. May 26–27, 2013
France Paris Met with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. May 27–28, 2013
Guatemala Guatemala City Attended the OAS General Assembly. June 4–5, 2013
Qatar Doha Attended the London Eleven Plenary Meeting and met with Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamin al-Thani, Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad al-Thani and Amir Hamad al-Thani. June 22–23, 2013
India New Delhi Attended the Fourth Annual U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue and the Second U.S.-India Education Dialogue. June 23–25, 2013
Saudi Arabia Jeddah Met with Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal. June 25–26, 2013
Kuwait Kuwait City Met with Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah and Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid al-Sabah. June 26, 2013
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. June 27, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. June 27–30, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. June 28, 2013
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. June 29, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. June 30, 2013
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Attended the ASEAN-U.S. Ministerial, Lower Mekong Initiative and Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial Meetings, the 20th ASEAN Regional Forum, and the 3rd East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting. June 30–July 2, 2013
Jordan Amman Met with Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Attended an Arab League Peace Initiative Meeting. Visited the Za’atri Refugee Camp. July 16–19, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas and chief negotiator Saeb Erekat. July 19, 2013
Pakistan Islamabad Met with President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz. Visited Zero Point Power Plant. July 31–August 2, 2013
United Kingdom London Met with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed. August 2, 2013
Colombia Bogota Met with President Juan Manuel Santos, Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon, and Colombian Peace Negotiators. August 12–13, 2013
Brazil Brasilia Met with President Dilma Roussef, Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota, and Education Minister Aloizio Mercadante. August 13, 2013
Lithuania Vilnius Met with the EU Foreign Ministers and with Lithuanian President Dalia Gribauskaite and Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. September 7, 2013
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and the Ministerial Delegation of the Arab Peace Initiative. September 7–8, 2013
United Kingdom London Met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and with Foreign Secretary William Hague. September 8–9, 2013
Switzerland Geneva Discussed the Syrian crisis with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Announced Framework for the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons. September 12–15, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. September 15–16, 2013
France Paris Met with President Francois Hollande, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, British Foreign Secretary William Hague, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal. September 16, 2013
Japan Tokyo Attended the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee meeting. Signed Protocol to amend the Guam International Agreement concerning redeployment of U.S. forces from Okinawa to Guam. October 2–4, 2013
Indonesia Bali Attended the APEC Ministerial Meeting and the APEC CEO Summit Meeting. Signed Nuclear Risk Reduction Agreement with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. October 4–9, 2013
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Attended the U.S.-ASEAN Summit Meeting. October 9–10, 2013
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Attended the Fourth Global Entrepreneurship Summit. October 10–11, 2013
Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai. Signed Bilateral Security Agreement. October 11–12, 2013
France Paris Met with members of the Arab Peace Initiative Follow-up Committee, Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, and members of the Syrian Opposition Coalition. October 21–22, 2013
United Kingdom London Attended the London Eleven Ministerial Meeting. October 22, 2013
Italy Rome Met with Prime Minister Enrico Letta and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. October 22–24, 2013
Egypt Cairo Met with Interim President Adly Mansour, Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, and Defense Minister Abdul Fatah al-Sisi. November 3, 2013
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal and King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. November 3–4, 2013
Poland Warsaw, Lask Wreath-laying at the grave of former Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki. Met with Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski. Medal award ceremony at Lask air base. November 4–5, 2013
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Wreath-laying ceremony at the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial. Met with President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. November 5–7, 2013
Palestinian Authority Bethlehem Met with President Mahmoud Abbas and attended a High Impact Microfinance Infrastructure Initiative Event. November 6, 2013
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II, Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. November 6, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. November 8, 2013
Switzerland Geneva Met with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Zarif. November 8–10, 2013
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan. November 10–11, 2013
Switzerland Geneva Met with the P5+1 representatives and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Zarif. Announced a First Step Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Program. November 22–24, 2013
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary William Hague and Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. November 24–25, 2013
Belgium Brussels Attended the NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and a NATO-Russia Council Meeting. Signed Cyber Partnership Agreement with Estonia. December 3–4, 2013
Moldova Chisinau Met with President Nicolae Timofti and Prime Minister Iurie Leanca. Attended a Trade and Investment Showcast. December 4, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid. December 5–6, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. December 5, 2013
Israel Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. December 12–13, 2013
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Ca Mau, Hanoi Met with American and Vietnamese business leaders, addressed the American Chamber of Commerce, delivered an address on climate change, and met with Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. December 14–17, 2013
Philippines Manila, Tacloban Met with President Benigno Aquino and Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. Visited a USAID Forward Operating Base. December 17–18, 2013
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. January 2–5, 2014
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. January 3–4, 2014
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II. January 5, 2014
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Said. January 5–6, 2014
France Parais Attended the London 11 Ministerial Meeting and the Arab Peace Initiative Follow-up Committee Meeting. Met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. January 12–14, 2014
Vatican City Met with Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. January 14, 2014
Kuwait Kuwait City Attended the Syria Donors’ Conference. January 14–15, 2014
Switzerland Davos Attended the World Economic Forum. January 23–24, 2014
Germany Berlin, Munich Met with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Attended the 50th Munich Security Conference. January 31–February 2, 2014
South Korea Seoul Met with President Park Geun-Hye and Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se. February 13–14, 2014
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Met with President Xi Jinping, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and Premier Li Keqiang. Visited a joint venture plant. February 14–15, 2014
Indonesia Jakarta Met with ASEAN Secretary-General Li Luong Minh, Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa. Delivered an address on climate change. Attended a Joint Commission meeting. Signed Memoranda of Understanding on South-South Triangular Cooperation and Wildlife Trafficking. February 16–17, 2014
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan. February 17–18, 2014
Tunisia Tunis Met with President Moncef Marzouki and Prime Minister Medhi Jomaa. February 18–19, 2014
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh. February 19–20, 2014
Ukraine Kyiv Met with Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and political and religious leaders. March 4, 2014
France Paris Attended the Budapest Memorandum Ministerial Meeting and a meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon. March 5, 2014
Italy Rome Met with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini. Attended a conference on International Support to Libya. March 5–6, 2014
Jordan Aqaba Met with King Abdullah II. March 7, 2014
United Kingdom London Discussed the Ukrainian crisis with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. March 14, 2014
Netherlands The Hagaue Accompanied President Obama to a G-7 Leaders’ Meeting on the Ukrainian crisis. March 24–25, 2014
Italy Rome Accompanied President Obama. March 25, 2014
Vatican City Accompanied President Obama. March 25, 2014
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. March 26, 2014
Italy Rome Accompanied President Obama. March 27–28, 2014
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Accompanied President Obama. March 28–29, 2014
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. March 29–30, 2014
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. March 31–April 1, 2014
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. March 31, 2014
Belgium Brussels Attended the NATO Foreign Ministerial Meeting and meetings of the NATO-Ukraine and NATO-Georgia Commissions. Co-chaired the 5th U.S.-EU Energy Council Meeting. April 1–2, 2014
Algeria Algiers Co-chaired the U.S.-Algeria Strategic Dialogue. April 3, 2014
Morocco Rabat Co-chaired the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue. April 3–4, 2014
Switzerland Geneva Discussed the Ukrainian crisis with representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union. Discussed the Syrian crisis with Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi. April 16–17, 2014
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Co-convened the 4th Session of the U.S.-AU High Level Dialogue. Met with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. April 30–May 3, 2014
South Sudan Juba Met with President Salva Kiir, civil society leaders and UNMISS representatives. May 2, 2014
Congo, Democratic Republic of Kinshasa Met with Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda, participants in the Young Africa Leaders Initiative UN Special Representative Martin Kobler, and President Joseph Kabila. May 3–4, 2014
Angola Luanda Met with President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and Foreign Minister Georges Chikoli. Visited a GE facility. May 4–5, 2014
United Kingdom London Attended a meeting of the London 11 (Friends of the Syrian People) and the Syrian Opposition Coalition. May 15–16, 2014
Mexico Mexico City Met with President Enrico Pena Nieto and Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade. Attended a Joint Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research; a CleanTech Challenge Launch event, and a U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue dinner. May 21–22, 2014
Poland Warsaw Accompanied President Obama. Signed a Framework Agreement on Innovation. Met with Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko. June 3–4, 2014
Lebanon Beirut Met with Prime Minister Tammam Salam. Participated in a round-table with non-governmental organizations. June 4, 2014
France Paris, Normandy, St. Briac Accompanied President Obama. Took part in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. June 5–7, 2014
United Kingdom London Attended the Global Summit to end Sexual Violence in Combat. June 13, 2014
Egypt Cairo Met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby. June 22, 2014
Jordan Amman Met with Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh. June 22, 2014
Iraq Baghdad, Erbil Met with President Nouri al-Maliki and Iraqi political leaders, and with Kurdistan regional leaders in Erbil. June 23–24, 2014
Belgium Brusssels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. June 24–26, 2014
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and with the Foreign Ministers of Israel, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan. June 26–27, 2014
Saudi Arabia Jeddah Met with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and Syrian Opposition Coalition President Ahmad Jarba. June 27, 2014
Panama Panama City Attended the inauguration of President Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez. Met with the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. July 1, 2014
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Attended the Sixth Round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. July 8–10, 2014
Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai, Afghan political leaders, and the head of the UN Assistance Mission. July 11–12, 2014
Austria Vienna Met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and various P5+1 Foreign Ministers. July 13–15, 2014
Egypt Cairo Discussed the Gaza crisis with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. July 21–23, 2014
Israel Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. July 23, 2014
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. July 23, 2014
Egypt Cairo Discussed the Gaza crisis with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. July 24–25, 2014
France Paris Met with the Foreign Ministers of France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Qatar, and Turkey. July 25–26, 2014
India New Delhi Attended the 5th U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue. July 29–August 1, 2014
Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai and presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani. August 7–8, 2014
Burma Naypyitaw, Rangoon Attended the U.S.-ASEAN and Lower Mekong Initiatives, the ASEAN Regional Forum, and the East Asia Summit ministerial meetings. August 9–10, 2014
Australia Sydney Attended the Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations. August 11–13, 2014
Solomon Islands Honiara Met with Governor General Frank Kabui and Prime Minister Gordon Lilo. Attended wreath-laying ceremonies at the Guadalcanal American Memorial and the Solomons Scouts and Coastwatchers Memorial. August 13, 2014
United Kingom (Wales) Newtown, Cardiff Accompanied President Obama to the NATO Summit Meeting. September 4–5, 2014
Iraq Baghdad Met with President Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Ja’fari, and Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri. September 10, 2014
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II. September 10–11, 2014
Saudi Arabia Jeddah Met with King Abdullah, attended a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Regional Partners, and met with representatives of the Organization of the Islamic Conference. September 11–12, 2014
Turkey Ankara Met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu, and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. September 12–13, 2014
Egypt Cairo Met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby. September 13–14, 2014
France Paris Attended the International Conference on Peace and Security in Iraq. September 14–15, 2014
Egypt Cairo Attended the Gaza Donors Conference. October 12–13, 2014
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Dairi. October 13–14, 2014
Austria Vienna Trilateral meeting with EU High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. October 15, 2014
Indonesia Jakarta Attended the inauguration of Joko Widodo. October 20–21, 2014
Germany Berlin Met with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. October 21–22, 2014
Canada Ottawa Met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Minister John Baird. October 28, 2014
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and Quartet Representative Tony Blair. November 4–6, 2014
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Attended the APEC Ministerial Meeting. November 7–8, 2014
Oman Muscat Attended a trilateral meeting with EU High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. November 9–11, 2014
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Accompanied President Obama. November 11–12, 2014
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II, Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Attended a bilateral meeting of King Abdullah II and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. November 12–13, 2014
United Kingdom London Attended EU/P5+1 negotiations with Iran. November 18–20, 2014
Austria Vienna Attended meetings with the P5+1 representatives, EU High Representative Ashton, and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif. November 20–24, 2014
Belgium Brussels Attended the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, the first ministerial meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition, and the 6th U.S.-EU Energy Council meeting. December 1–3, 2014
Switzerland Basel Attended an OSCE Ministerial Meeting. December 3–4, 2014
United Kingdom London Attended the Conference on Afghanistan. December 4–5, 2014
Peru Lima Met with President Ollanta Humala Tasso and French Foreign Minister Fabius. Addressed the COP-20. December 11, 2014
Colombia Bogota Met with President Juan Manuel Santos and Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin. December 12, 2014
Italy Rome Met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. December 14–15, 2014
France Paris Met with the EU3 Foreign Ministers. December 15, 2014
United Kingdom London Met with the Arab League Special Committee and with Quartet Representative Tony Blair. December 16, 2014
Germany Munich Met with Sultan Qaboos of Oman. January 10, 2015
India Ahmedabad Attended the Vibrant Gujerat Global Investors Summit. January 11–12, 2015
Pakistan Islamabad Attended the Second U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue Ministerial meeting. January 12–14, 2015
Switzerland Geneva Met with UN Special Envoy for Syria Steffan de Mistura and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. January 14, 2015
Bulgaria Sofia Met with President Rosen Plevneliev, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, and British Foreign Secretary Phillp Hammond. January 14–15, 2015
France Paris Met with President Francois Hollande, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Mayor Anne Hidlago, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. January 16, 2015
United Kingdom London Attended a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition Small Group and met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. January 22, 2015
Switzerland Davos Attended the World Economic Forum. January 22–24, 2015
Nigeria Lagos Met with President Goodluck Jonathan and presidential candidate Muhammedu Buhari. January 24–25, 2015
Switzerland Geneva Met with members of the U.S. Mission. January 26, 2015
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Accompanied President Obama to offer condolences to King Salman bin Abd al Aziz bin Saud after the passing of King Abdullah. January 27, 2015
Ukraine Kyiv Met with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. February 5–6, 2015
Germany Munich Attended the 51st Munich Security Conference. February 6–8, 2015
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. February 21–22, 2015
Switzerland Geneva Met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. February 22–23, 2015
Switzerland Geneva, Montreux Attended the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Commission and met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif in Montreux. March 2–4, 2015
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Salman and Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal and attended a meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council Foreign Ministers. March 4–6, 2015
United Kingdom London Met with Gulf Cooperation Council Foreign Ministers. March 6, 2015
France Paris Met with the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, and with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini. March 7, 2015
Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Attended the Egypt Economic Development Conference. March 13–15, 2015
Switzerland Lausanne Attended the P5 + 1 negotiations with Iran. March 15–21, 2015
United Kingdom London Met with the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, and with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini. March 21, 2015
Switzerland Lausanne Attended the P5 + 1 negotiations with Iran. March 27–April 2, 2015
Panama Panama City Attended the Seventh Summit of the Americas. April 9–10, 2015
Germany Lubeck Attended the G-7 Foreign Ministers Meeting. April 14–15, 2015
Canada Iqaluit Attended the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting. April 24, 2015
Sri Lanka Colombo Met with President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wikremesinghe, and Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera. May 2–3, 2015
Kenya Nairobi Met with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chief Justice Willy Mutunga. Visited the Dadaab refugee camp. May 3–5, 2015
Somalia Mogadishu Met with President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud, Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke and regional leaders. Announced plans to re-establish a U.S. Embassy.. May 5–6, 2015
Djibouti Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf. May 6, 2015
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, and Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. May 6–7, 2015
France Paris Attended ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of VE-Day, Met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and with the Gulf Cooperation Council Foreign Ministers. May 8, 2015
Russia Sochi Met with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. May 12, 2015
Turkey Antalya Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting. May 12–13, 2015
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Premier Li Keqiang, State Counselor Yang Jiechi, and President Xi Jingping. May 16–17, 2015
Korea Seoul Met with Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se and President Park Geun-Hye. May 17–18, 2015
Nigeria Abuja Attended the inauguration of President Muhammedu Buhari. May 29, 2015
Switzerland Geneva Met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. May 29–30, 2015
Austria Vienna Met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the Foreign Ministers of the P5+ 1. Negotiated Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action concerning Iran’s nuclear energy program. June 26–July 14, 2015
Egypt Cairo Co-chaired U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue. August 2–3, 2015
Qatar Doha Met with the Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council. August 3, 2015
Singapore Singapore Met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loung and Foreign Minister K. Shanmugan. Delivered an address at Singapore Management University. August 4, 2015
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Attended the ASEAN Regional Forum. August 4–6, 2015
Vietnam Hanoi Met with Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and commemorated the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. August 6–8, 2015
Cuba Havana Formally inaugurated the U.S. Embassy. Met with Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodrigues Parilla. August 14, 2015
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed. September 18–19, 2015
Germany Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. September 20, 2015
Chile Valparaiso Attended the second Our Ocean Conference. October 5, 2015
Haiti Port-au-Prince Met with President Michel Martelly. October 6, 2015
Italy Milan Commemorated World Food Day, visited the USA Pavilion at Malan EXPO 2015, and met with Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni. October 16–17, 2015
France Paris Addressed the UNESCO Executive Board. October 18, 2015
Spain Madrid Met with King Felipe VI, President Mariano Rajoy,and Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo. October 18–19, 2015
Germany Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini. October 22, 2015
Austria Vienna Met with Quartet representatives and the Foreign Ministers of Russia, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. October 23, 2015
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Salman, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. October 24, 2015
Austria Vienna Met with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, UN Special Envoy for Syria Steffan de Mistura, and the Foreign Ministers of Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. Attended a meeting on Syria. October 29–31, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Attended the dedication of a new Embassy compound, Met with President Almazbek Atambaev and Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev. Addressed the American University of Central Asia. October 31–November 1, 2015
Uzbekistan Samarkand Met with President Islam Karimov and the Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyryzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. November 1, 2015
Kazakhstan Astana Met with President Nursultan Nazarbayev and attended the Fourth U.S. Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue. November 2, 2015
Tajikistan Dushanbe Met with President Emomali Rahmon. November 3, 2015
Turkmenistan Ashgabat Met with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. November 3, 2015
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. November 3–4, 2015
Tunisia Tunis Attended the U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue Plenary. November 13, 2015
Austria Vienna Met with the Foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Russia, and Iran, and with UN Special Envoy for Syria Steffan de Mistura. Attended a meeting on Syria. November 13–14, 2015
Turkey Antalya Attended the G-20 Leadership Summit. November 15–16, 2015
France Paris Met with President Francois Hollande and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. November 16–17, 2015
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed and with the Foreign Ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. November 23, 2015
Israel Jerusalem Met with President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog. November 24, 2015
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. November 24, 2015
France Paris Attended the UN Climate Change Summit and met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. December 1, 2015
Belgium Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. December 1–2, 2015
Kosovo Pristina Met with President Isa Mustafa. December 2, 2015
Serbia Belgrade Attended an OSCE Ministerial Meeting and a meeting of OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries. Met with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. December 2–3, 2015
Cyprus Nicosia Met with President Nicos Anastasiades, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, and UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide. December 3, 2015
Greece Athens Met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. Visited migrants and volunteers. December 4, 2015
France Paris Attended the UN Climate Change Summit. December 8–12, 2015
Italy Rome Attended a Ministerial Meeting on Libya. December 12–15, 2015
France Paris Attended a Ministerial Meeting on Syria. December 14, 2015
Russia Moscow Met with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. December 15, 2015