U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Other State Department Archive SitesU.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Home Issues & Press Travel & Business Countries Youth & Education Careers About State Video
 You are in: Under Secretary for Political Affairs > From the Under Secretary > Travels With the Under Secretary > 2005 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Travels

Under Secretary Burns: Travel to London and South Asia

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns departed June 21 for meetings in London, England. On June 22 he met counterparts from UN Security Council permanent member states and others to discuss UN reform. He also met with his counterparts from Japan and Australia as a part of the U.S.-Japan-Australia strategic dialogue. On June 23rd, Under Secretary Burns accompanied Secretary Rice at the G-8 foreign ministers meetings.

During his travel to South Asia, Under Secretary Burns was greeted by Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran of India in New Delhi, June 24, 2005. State Department photo
Under Secretary Burns is greeted by Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran of India in New Delhi, June 24, 2005.
Under Secretary Burns then traveled to India and Bangladesh. In New Delhi, he met with senior government officials and political leaders to discuss developments in the U.S.-Indian strategic partnership in advance of Prime Minister Singh’s Washington visit. In Dhaka, he discussed the political climate and bilateral issues of mutual interest in meetings with government officials, political party leaders and members of civil society.

Under Secretary Burns returned to Washington, D.C., on June 27.

Remarks by Under Secretary Burns
2005/06/25: Interview with Jyoti Malhotra, Diplomatic Editor of Star News
2005/06/24: Remarks to the Press at Roosevelt House


  Back to top

U.S. Department of State
USA.govU.S. Department of StateUpdates  |   Frequent Questions  |   Contact Us  |   Email this Page  |   Subject Index  |   Search
The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the U.S. State Department. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
About state.gov  |   Privacy Notice  |   FOIA  |   Copyright Information  |   Other U.S. Government Information

Published by the U.S. Department of State Website at http://www.state.gov maintained by the Bureau of Public Affairs.