Deputy Secretary Negroponte: Travel to Iraq and Pakistan
Deputy Secretary Negroponte traveled to Iraq to meet with a number of Iraq’s senior leadership in Baghdad and to visit Erbil, Mosul, and Ramadi. He was joined on this trip by Ambassador David Satterfield, the Secretary’s Special Advisor for Iraq, and had a good opportunity to consult with Ambassador Crocker and his team, and with General Petraeus.
He is making his first visit to Pakistan as Deputy Secretary of State. His schedule includes meetings with President Musharraf, Prime Minister Aziz, and civil society representatives to discuss a range of cooperation issues such as education, counterterrorism, development of the frontier areas, and economic opportunities. The visit is one more in a series of regular high-level meetings between our two countries
Remarks by Deputy Secretary Negroponte
--06/14/07 Press Availability with Ambassador Crocker in Baghdad
--06/14/07 Opening Remarks in Baghdad