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Secretary Rice: Travel to Europe, May 29 - June 1, 2007

EU Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner welcomes Shirin Tahir-Kheli, Senior Adviser for Womens Empowerment,and Secretary Rice, at the Hofburg.

Woman Leaders - Networking for Peace and Security in the Middle East
(May 31):
"...The women of the Middle East are going to country by country and region by region find the appropriate balance between tradition and women's empowerment. But the key that I continue to emphasize when I go to the Middle East is these have to be matters of choice, and I emphasize particularly political rights because without political rights you can't possibly express choice."

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Secretary Rice and Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik at the Hofburg site of the conference Women Leaders – Networking for Peace and Security in the Middle East. U.S. Embassy photo by Erwin Giedenbacher
Photos from Vienna and
G-8 Meetings in Germany

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice traveled to Berlin, Vienna, and Madrid.

On May 30, Secretary Rice attended the G8 Foreign Ministerial in Potsdam, Germany. On May 31, she traveled to Vienna for the Women's Empowerment Strategy Group and the Roundtable on Networking for Peace and Security in the Middle East. On June 1, the Secretary visited Madrid for meetings with Spanish officials.

Complete List of Secretary Rice's 2007 Travels

Remarks made during the trip
--06/01/07 Interview on TVE with Lorenzo Mila 
--06/01/07  Press Availability With Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Moratinos 
--06/01/07  Briefing En Route Madrid, Spain
-- 05/31/07 Remarks Upon Reception of the Eric M. Warburg Prize at the Atlantik-Brücke Gala Dinner
-- 05/31/07 Remarks at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
--05/31/07 Interview With Deborah Fine of iVillage
--05/31/07 Remarks With Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik
--05/30/07 Interview With Zain Verjee, CNN
-- 05/30/07 Press Availability in Berlin, Germany
--05/29/07 Briefing En Route Berlin, Germany
--05/30/07 Joint Statement of the Quartet
--05/25/07 Interview of Assistant Secretary Fried on U.S.-Spain Relations

Information related to the trip

Official Site of 2007 G8 Summit


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