Archive for March 26th, 2014

26
Mar
14

Thursday: The President in Italy

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Thursday – all times US Eastern

5:30 AM: President Obama has an audience with Pope Francis, The Vatican

Not sure if there’ll be live streaming of the meeting, try White House Live and this Italian channel which the wondrous JER found for us earlier

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7:25 AM: Participates in a bilateral meeting with President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy, Quirinal Palace, Rome

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9:25 AM: Participates in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy, Villa Madama, Rome

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10:35 AM: Holds a joint press conference with Prime Minister Matteo

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11:40 AM: Tours the Colosseum

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In the evening, President Obama meets with employees and families of the U.S. Tri-Mission to Italy, the Holy See, and the UN Agencies in Rome

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26
Mar
14

The President’s Day

President Obama tours the American cemetery at Flanders Field with Belgian King Phillippe and Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo, right, in Waregem, Belgium (Pete Souza)

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All times local

10:40 AM: The President participated in a wreath laying, Flanders Field Cemetery

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10:50 AM: Toured Flanders Field Cemetery

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11:0 AM: Delivered remarks

Text of remarks here

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12:35 PM: Arrived at the Council of the European Union to participate in the EU-U.S. Summit

With EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso

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12:45 PM: Participated in the EU-U.S. working lunch

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2:10 PM: Participated in a press conference

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4:10 PM: Met and greeted with Embassy personnel

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4:35 PM: Met with NATO Secretary General Rasmussen

Text of remarks here

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5:45 PM: Delivered remarks, Palais Des Beaux Arts (BOZAR)

President Obama sips a cup of hot tea backstage before his speech at the Palais Des Beaux Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels, Belgium, March 26 (Photo by Pete Souza)

Text of remarks here

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6:45 PM: Departed Brussels en route Rome

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8:40 PM: Arrived Rome

President Obama is greeted by Archbishop Francesco Canalini and Monsignor Jose Avelino Battencourt (L) as he arrives in Rome

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26
Mar
14

Chat Away

 President Obama arrives at Bozar concert hall before giving a speech in Brussels, March 26

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Will have a round-up of the President’s day a little later, so if you missed anything – like me – panic not!

26
Mar
14

President Obama Delivers Remarks At Palais Des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR)




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