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USTR Press Office Week Ahead: September 15-21

Saturday, September 15

-Chief Negotiators for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will hold a press conference and Assistant USTR for Public and Media Affairs Carol Guthrie will host a telephone briefing at the conclusion of the 14th Negotiating Round in Leesburg, Virginia.

-Leesburg, VA

-Open to Credentialed Press

-For more information, contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Sunday, September 16

-Ambassador Siddiqui will give remarks at the International Marketing Committee Meeting of the National Association of State Directors of Agriculture in Des Moines, Iowa.

-Des Moines, IA

-Open Press

 

Monday, September 17

-Ambassador Siddiqui will deliver remarks to the Agricultural Law Association of Drake University Law School.

-Des Moines, IA

-Closed Press

 

Tuesday, September 18

-Ambassadors Kirk and Marantis will meet with Korean Trade Minister Taeho Bark.

-Washington, DC

-Closed Press

 

Wednesday, September 19

-Ambassador Kirk will greet veterans at a wreath laying ceremony with the Texas Panhandle Honor Flight.

Washington, DC

-Open Press

-For more information, contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

 

-Ambassador Kirk will give remarks and participate in a panel discussion at the Coalition of Service Industries (CSI) Global Services Summit.

-Washington, DC

-Open Press

 

-Ambassadors Punke and Marantis will participate in separate panel discussions at the Coalition of Service Industries Global Services Summit.

-Washington, DC

-Open Press

 

Thursday, September 20

-Ambassadors Kirk and Marantis will meet with Pakistani Foreign Minister Rabbani Khar.

-Washington, DC

-Closed Press

 

-Ambassador Punke will testify before the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee regarding negotiations toward an international services agreement.

-Washington, DC

-Open Press 

Friday, September 21

-Ambassador Kirk will meet with American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairman Jerry Bridges.

-Washington, DC

-Closed Press

 

-Ambassador Kirk will meet with Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa.

-Washington, DC

-Closed Press

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.