French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be on a visit to Washington and New York from July 13 to 17, he is scheduled to meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Assistant to the US President for National Security Jake Sullivan, as well as with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. This was reported on Monday in the French Foreign Ministry.
“The French Foreign Minister will visit the United States from July 13 to 17, he will be in Washington and New York,” the ministry noted. “The Minister will meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Assistant to the US President for National Security Jake Sullivan in Washington.” In addition, as indicated in the department, Le Drian, together with Blinken, on the occasion of the French national holiday, will “preside at the inauguration ceremony of a copy of the Statue of Liberty” at the French Embassy in Washington.
In New York, the Minister will chair ministerial meetings at the UN Security Council. “Le Drian will hold talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, during which he will discuss global crises and problems faced by the international community,” the ministry added.