WASHINGTON, July 8 (RIA Novosti)
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accompanied by a delegation of senior U.S. officials will pay visits to Turkey, Greece and India July 15-19, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said on Friday.
On July 15-16 Clinton will be in Turkey to discuss bilateral ties as well as the conflicts in Libya and Syria with President Abdullah Gul, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other top officials. She will also take part in a Libya contact group meeting, Nuland said.
The U.S. politician will arrive in Greece on July 17 and remain for a day there. She will meet with President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minister Georgis Papandreou.
Clinton will finally head for India on June 19. In New Delhi she will take part in the second round of the U.S.-India strategic dialogue.
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