U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will hold consultations on Syria in Moscow on January 10, the State Department said.
Sheman will will travel to Geneva, Moscow, and Paris on January 8-10.
In Geneva on January 9, she will hold meetings with European External Action Service Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs Helga Schmid and with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi to discuss the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran.
On January 10, Under Secretary Sherman will be in Moscow for consultations on Syria ahead of the Geneva II conference.
She will then join Secretary Kerry in Paris on January 12 for the ministerial meeting of the London 11 to coordinate with key international partners on Syria in advance of the Geneva II conference. She will also join Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and hold bilateral consultations with participants of the London 11, the State Department said.