Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 12, 2014


On February 12, Under Secretary Sherman will travel to Geneva to participate in a trilateral meeting with Joint Special Representative Brahimi and Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Gatilov. This meeting continues the series of trilateral meetings held between the United States, Russia, and the UN that focus on how to best move the Geneva II process forward.

On February 17, Under Secretary Sherman will travel to Vienna to lead the U.S. delegation to the P5+1 talks with Iran. This will be the first meeting of the P5+1 (China, France, Russia, the UK, United States and Germany, coordinated by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton) and Iran since the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action. The talks will focus on moving forward towards a comprehensive solution with Iran on its nuclear program.