Statement by Jen Psaki, Spokesperson
U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
January 15, 2014
From January 21 to 25, Secretary of State John F. Kerry will travel to Montreux and Davos, Switzerland.
In Montreux, Secretary Kerry will participate in the ministerial-level and UN-hosted International Conference on Syria, also known as Geneva II. Secretary Kerry and his counterparts from around the world will launch the Geneva II process, aiming to fully implement the Geneva communique including a negotiated political transition to begin the end of the Syrian civil war.
In Davos, Secretary Kerry will deliver remarks at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on the United States’ commitment to and engagement in the Middle East region.