Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
October 5, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Georgian Prime Minister Nikoloz Gilauri will deliver opening remarks at the U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership Omnibus Meeting on Wednesday, October 6 at approximately 9:45 a.m. in the Loy Henderson Auditorium of the Department of State. This is the second meeting of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission, established by the signing of a Charter in January 2009. Immediately prior to the Strategic Partnership meeting, Secretary Clinton and Prime Minister Gilauri will hold a bilateral meeting, at the Department of State.

Secretary Clinton and Prime Minister Gilauri’s remarks at the beginning of the Strategic Partnership meeting will be open to credentialed members of the media.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

PRN: 2010/1414