Clinton to Meet Lavrov in St. Petersburg

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will head an American delegation at the APEC Women in Economy Forum which is scheduled for June 28-30 in St. Petersburg where she plans to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the U.S. State Department reported.

“The Secretary will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 28 where she will lead the U.S. Delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Women and the Economy Forum (WEF),” said in the statement.

The State Department reports that members of this forum will discuss the decreasing barriers to women’s participation in strengthening the economy.

“The Secretary will also meet with Foreign Minister Lavrov as well as civil society leaders.”


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