Secretary Rice: Travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Russia, June 26-30, 2006
Secretary Rice meets with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice traveled to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Russia. The Secretary traveled to Islamabad, where she will follow up on the wide-ranging areas of cooperation established during President Bush's trip to Pakistan earlier this year. She will meet with President Musharraf and other Pakistani officials to discuss bilateral and regional issues and express the United States’ strong support of Pakistan as a partner in many areas, including the war on terror.
Secretary Rice traveled to Afghanistan to continue our broad and effective engagement with Afghanistan to help strengthen democracy, the rule of law, stability, security, and prosperity in that country.
Secretary Rice then traveled to Moscow for the Group of 8 G-8 ministerial meeting. The foreign ministers' discussions are part of the preparations for the G-8 summit in St. Petersburg in July, which will focus on cooperation in the areas of energy security, infectious diseases and education. While in Moscow, the Secretary held a number of bilateral discussions with Russian officials.
Group photo of G-8 Foreign Ministers in Moscow, Russia.
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Remarks by Secretary Rice
--06/29/06 Remarks With Foreign Ministers at the G-8 Ministerial
--06/28/06 Remarks With Afghan President Hamid Karzai After Their Meeting
--06/28/06 Interview on CNN Wth Sally Holland
--06/28/06 Interview by Mohammad Ekram of Voice of America
--06/28/06 Interview by M. Amin Mudaqiq of Radio Azadi
--06/28/06 Interview with Charlie Wolfson of CBS
--06/27/06 Remarks with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri
--06/26/06 Briefing En Route to Islamabad, Pakistan
Official site of Russia's G8 Presidency in 2006