Office of the Spokesperson – Washington, DC – January 8, 2015
Acting Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman and the American negotiating team will meet on January 15-17 with Iranian officials in Geneva. These bilateral consultations will take place in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran, led by EU Special Advisor Cathy Ashton. Deputy Secretary General for the EU’s External Action Service Helga Schmid will join for part of the bilateral meetings.
Following these meetings, Acting Deputy Secretary Sherman will participate in a meeting of the P5+1 and the European Union with Iran on January 18 as part of the comprehensive nuclear negotiations.
The full delegation list follows.
The Honorable Wendy Sherman, Acting Deputy Secretary of State
Ambassador Bill Burns, Former Deputy Secretary of State
Jake Sullivan, Senior Advisor
Robert Malley, Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, and the Gulf States, National Security Council
James Timbie, Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
Paul Irwin, Director for Nonproliferation, National Security Council
Christopher Backemeyer, Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, Department of State
Kevin Veal, Director of the Office of Nuclear Safeguards and Security, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy
Adam Szubin, Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury Department
Newell Highsmith, Deputy Legal Advisor, Department of State
Julia Jacoby, Special Assistant to Acting Deputy Secretary of State Sherman
SOURCE: U.S. Department of State