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Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright
Travels with the Secretary: April 14-19, 2000
 
Madeleine K. Albright

Secretary's Remarks

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Ukraine || Kazakhstan || Kyrgyzstan || Uzbekistan

Focus of Trip
Secretary Albright will travel to Ukraine April 14. This will be her second trip to Ukraine as Secretary. Her previous visit was in March 1998. While in Kiev, the Secretary will consult with Ukrainian government officials on a broad range of bilateral and multilateral issues, including Ukraine's efforts to accelerate market reforms and speed its integration into the Euro-Atlantic community. She will underscore the United States' strong support for the ambitious reform agenda being undertaken by President Kuchma and Prime Minister Yushchenko.
      Following her visit in Kiev, she will go on to the Central Asian republics of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan, her first visit to Central Asia as Secretary of State.
      Secretary Albright will consult with officials of the three governments on a broad range of bilateral and multilateral issues, discussing efforts to establish strong democratic and market-oriented institutions, as well as regional security concerns. She will also meet with American business representatives as well as local NGO and other leaders active in strengthening the protection of human rights and building a civil society in these countries.
      In Kazakhstan Secretary Albright will visit the new capital of Astana, as well as the commercial center, Almaty. She will continue to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In Uzbekistan she will begin her visit in Tashkent and conclude with stops in two of the oldest cultural centers in Central Asia, Samarkand and Bukhara.

Secretary's Remarks:

* 04/19/00: Press Briefing on plane en route Washington, D.C. from Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/19/00: Interview by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Aral Azizullah, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/19/00: Remarks at Women's Wellness Center, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/19/00: Remark at Customs College, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/18/00: Press availability with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/18/00: Remarks outside Synagogue in Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
* 04/18/00: Remarks at Embassy Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/17/00: Speech and Question and Answer Session at University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/17/00: Remarks at Roundtable Discussion with Independent Media, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
* 04/17/00: Speech at University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
* 04/16/00: Press Availability, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
* 04/16/00: Statements following meeting with President of the Kyrgyz Republic Askar Akayev, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
* 04/16/00: Interview by Mr. Kulinski of Pyramida, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
* 04/15/00: Press Availability with President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Astana, Kazakhstan
* 04/15/00: Briefing On plane en route Astana, Kazakhstan
* 04/14/00: Interview on Studio 1+1 Talk Show, Kiev, Ukraine
* 04/14/00: Press Availability with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Boris Tarasyuk, Kiev, Ukraine
* 04/14/00: Statement on Russian Ratification of the START II Treaty, Kiev, Ukraine
* 04/14/00: Press Briefing on plane en route Kiev, Ukraine
* 04/14/00: Statement on Russian Ratification of the START II Treaty, Kiev, Ukraine

Other Texts

* 04/18/00: Fact Sheet: United States Government Democracy Assistance to Uzbekistan
* 04/18/00: Fact Sheet: The United States Government Border Security Assistance Programs in Uzbekistan
* 04/17/00: Fact Sheet: The United States Government Democracy Assistance to Kyrgyzstan
* 04/17/00: Fact Sheet: The United States Government Border Security Assistance Programs in Kyrgyzstan
* 04/16/00: Joint Statement of the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic concerning the visit of the U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
* 04/15/00: Fact Sheet: Joint Statement on Cooperation in the Prevention of Climate Change
* 04/15/00: Fact Sheet: The United States Government Democracy Assistance to Kazakhstan
* 04/15/00: U.S.-Kazakhstan Cooperation on Civil Aviation
* 04/15/00: Fact Sheet: Central Asian Terrorism Conference

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