Remarks
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Co-Host With Defense Secretary Gates
Benjamin Franklin Room
Washington, DC
April 9, 2009



Date: 04/09/2009 Description: Secretary Clinton was Co-Host with Defense Secretary Gatesat the Australia-U.S. Ministerial Meeting [AUSMIN].  State Dept Photo
SECRETARY CLINTON:
How are you this morning?

QUESTION: Good to see you, Madame Secretary.

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone.

QUESTION: Any update on the piracy (inaudible)?

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, I think you know that we are watching this very closely. Apparently, the lifeboat has run out of gas. And the Navy is there; right, Admiral?

ADMIRAL MULLEN: Yes, ma’am.

STAFF: Thank you all very much



PRN: 2009/310