U.S Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs to visit Istanbul

Politics Materials 31 May 2012 09:25 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 31 / Trend /

Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson will be in Istanbul, Turkey from May 31 to June 2, 2012, the State Department's official website reported.

He will participate in the Istanbul Conference on Somalia on June 1 and meet with officials from Turkey, the United Kingdom, Kenya, and Somalia. At the Conference, Assistant Secretary Carson will work with our international partners on ways to support Somali leaders as they work to complete the political transition on August 20, 2012. Assistant Secretary Carson will return to Washington on June 2.