Press Statement
Ian Kelly
Department Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 6, 2009


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Europe and Asia November 8-19, 2009.

In Berlin (November 8-9), she will represent the United States at the 20th Anniversary celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall and meet with senior German officials.

Secretary Clinton will continue on to Singapore (November 10-12) for meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. While there, she will attend the APEC Ministerial Meetings and will hold bilateral meetings with her counterparts from the region.

In Manila (November 12-13), the Secretary will hold consultations with senior Filipino officials, highlighting the U.S.-Philippines treaty alliance.

Returning to Singapore, the Secretary will join President Obama for the APEC Leaders Meeting.




PRN: 2009/1107