More Ireland-Related Meetings Today

Today, on St. Patrick’s Day, Secretary Clinton had two more Ireland-related meetings. This morning, before departing for Moscow, she attended President Obama’s meeting with Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen and National Security Advisor James L. Jones’s meeting with Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. (For the story behind why ...

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Today, on St. Patrick's Day, Secretary Clinton had two more Ireland-related meetings. This morning, before departing for Moscow, she attended President Obama's meeting with Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen and National Security Advisor James L. Jones's meeting with Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. (For the story behind why the Irish prime minister -- the taoiseach -- is always in Washington on St. Patrick's Day, read this week's FP Explainer.)

Yesterday, as seen in the photo above, Clinton had a bilateral meeting with Robinson (left) and McGuinness. Their remarks after the meeting are here.

Other Ireland-related remarks from Clinton:

Today, on St. Patrick’s Day, Secretary Clinton had two more Ireland-related meetings. This morning, before departing for Moscow, she attended President Obama’s meeting with Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen and National Security Advisor James L. Jones’s meeting with Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. (For the story behind why the Irish prime minister — the taoiseach — is always in Washington on St. Patrick’s Day, read this week’s FP Explainer.)

Yesterday, as seen in the photo above, Clinton had a bilateral meeting with Robinson (left) and McGuinness. Their remarks after the meeting are here.

Other Ireland-related remarks from Clinton:

Clinton’s keynote address at the gala dinner of the American Ireland Fund

Clinton’s St. Patrick’s Day message for the people of Ireland

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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