Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 4, 2014


On June 2–6, Secretary of State John Kerry will accompany President Obama during his visit to Warsaw, Poland; Beirut, Lebanon; Paris, France; and Normandy, France.

While in Warsaw, Secretary Kerry will meet with Polish Foreign Minister Sikorski and attend meetings with President Obama.

On June 4, Secretary Kerry will travel to Beirut to meet with senior officials to discuss bilateral relations, the impact of the ongoing conflict in Syria on Lebanon, and other issues of mutual concern.

While in Paris, Secretary Kerry will attend meetings with President Obama before departing for Normandy to participate in commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

From Normandy, Secretary Kerry will travel to Saint Briac, France. Secretary Kerry will pay tribute to three American servicemen killed in the Allied liberation of the town during World War II. He also will participate in a program saluting enduring U.S.-French military and diplomatic cooperation, and thanking townspeople who helped save his family's home in the community.