US State Department: John Kerry Travel to Saudi Arabia

Washington, DC (STL.NewsThe US Department of State released the following statement:

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on October 24-25, 2021 to engage with government counterparts and private sector leaders on efforts to address the climate crisis.  Secretary Kerry will participate in the Middle East Green Initiative Summit while in Riyadh.

Secretary Kerry’s engagements will bolster the United States’ bilateral and multilateral climate diplomacy efforts ahead of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be held October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.