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Secretary Rice: Travel to Paris and Brussels, January 24-26, 2007

Secretary Rice attends the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting in Brussels, Belgium on January 26. NATO photo

Secretary Rice Addresses NATO Afghanistan Contributing Nations Meeting
Secretary Rice (Jan. 26): "...Let’s be clear: We are winning in Afghanistan. Afghan police officers are now enforcing laws made by a freely-elected parliament. New roads, new hospitals, and new jobs are giving fresh hope to a nation eager to prosper. Where before educating women was a “crime,” now over 6 million children are back in school, 2 million of them young girls."  full text

International Community Committed to Lebanon's Success
Secretary Rice (Jan. 25): "The United States remains committed to a sovereign, democratic, and prosperous Lebanon, and we are grateful for the many private and public partners, throughout the world, who are supporting the efforts of this democratic government of Prime Minister Siniora to bring peace, and stability, and economic opportunity to its people." full text

Secretary Rice traveled to Paris, France  to lead the U.S. Delegation to the International Conference for Support to Lebanon. She met with Lebanese Prime Minister Siniora and private sector CEOs involved in the rebuilding of Lebanon and attended the working session of the Lebanon conference. She then attended the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting in Brussels, Belgium on January 26.

Complete List of Secretary Rice's 2007 Travels

 Remarks made during the trip
--01/26/07  Remarks at the NATO Afghanistan Contributing Nations Meeting
--01/26/07  Interview With Tom Buhrow of ARD German Television
--01/26/07  Remarks at Lebanon Donors' Conference Closing Press Conference

--01/25/07  On-the-Record briefing en route to Brussels, Belgium
--01/25/07  Interview With Christian Malar of France-3 TV
--01/25/07  Interview With Marcel Ghanem of Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation
--01/25/07  Joint Press Availability With Lebanese Prime Minister Siniora and Lebanon Partnership CEOs
--01/25/07 Remarks at Lebanon Donors Conference
--01/24/07 On-the-Record Briefing en Route to Paris

Information related to the trip
--01/23/07 United States Condemns Violence in Lebanon
--01/25/07 United States Supports the Recovery of Lebanon 

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