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Secretary Rice: Travel to the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, July 23-31, 2006

Secretary Rice is greeted upon arrival in Jerusalem by U.S. Ambassador Richard Jones. Photo: Matty Stern/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv
Secretary Rice is greeted upon arrival in Jerusalem by U.S. Ambassador Richard Jones.
Secretary Rice traveled to Beirut, Lebanon on July 24 to meet with Lebanese officials. She then traveled to Israel and the Palestinian territories to meet with Prime Minister Olmert and his leadership and with President Abbas and his team. She also traveled to Rome, Italy where she met with the Lebanon Core Group. The countries of the Lebanon Core Group form a key Contact Group that can help the Lebanese Government to address the political, economic, and security challenges that it faces. Photos: Beirut | Jerusalem | Rome

Secretary Rice traveled to Malaysia to meet with the ASEAN Foreign Ministers on July 27 and sign the Framework Agreement for the Plan of Action to implement the ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership. She participated in the 13th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) meeting July 28. Photos: Kuala Lumpur

On July 29, Secretary Rice returned to the Middle East region to work with the leaders of Israel and Lebanon toward achieving lasting peace and stability for their countries. Photos: Jerusalem

Secretary Rice shakes hands with Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 27, 2006. US Embassy photo.
Secretary Rice meets with Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi.
Remarks by Secretary Rice
--07/31/06  Briefing En Route Washington, DC
--07/31/06  Briefing En Route Ireland
--07/31/06  Statement from Jerusalem
--07/30/06  Briefing in Jerusalem
--07/29/06  Remarks En Route Jerusalem
--07/28/06  Press Conference With Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid
--07/28/06  Remarks on Multilateral Talks on North Korea
--07/27/06  ASEAN Post-Ministerial Joint Press Briefing
--07/26/06  Briefing En Route Malaysia
--07/26/06  Remarks With the Lebanon Core Group
--07/25/06  Remarks With Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
--07/24/06  Remarks With Israeli Foreign Minister Livni
--07/23/06  Remarks En Route the Middle East
--07/21/06  Special Briefing on Travel to the Middle East and Europe video: high speed connectionvideo: dial-up speed connectionm3u
--07/21/06  Roundtable With Asia Print Journalists

Remarks by President Bush
--07/30/06  Remarks on Situation in the Middle East
--07/29/06  President's Radio Address on Middle East Peace
--07/28/06  Press Availability With U.K. Prime Minister Blair
--07/22/06  President's Radio Address on Middle East Peace

Other Remarks and Releases
--07/30/06  Statement on Suspension of Aerial Activity in South Lebanon
--07/28/06  Under Secretary Hughes' Interview With TV3
--07/28/06  Under Secretary Hughes' Interview on RTM
--07/27/06  Assistant Secretary Hill's Briefing on Asia
--07/26/06  The ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership
--07/26/06  The United States and Malaysia: A Diverse and Expanding Partnership
--07/26/06  U.S. Participation in the ASEAN Regional Forum
--07/25/06  Assistant Secretary Welch's Briefing on the Middle East
--07/24/06  Statement on Humanitarian Assistance to the Lebanese People

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