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Obama schedule, guidance, April 21, 2016. In Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama speaks to students at the University of Chicago Law School on April 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama addressed his U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland as he hopes members of the Republican party will give Garland a hearing and a vote in Washington. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 20, 2016

 

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016

 

In the morning, the President will take a family photo with Gulf Cooperation Council leaders at Diriyah Palace. This photo will be pooled press.

 

Later in the morning, the President will meet with Gulf Cooperation Council leaders. The first session of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit will address the ongoing regional conflicts, with a focus on Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and Libya. There will be a pool spray at the top of this Session One meeting.

 

In the afternoon, the President will attend Session Two and Three of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit. Session Two of the Summit will review and discuss way to strengthen efforts against ISIL and al-Qa’ida, and Session Three will focus on Iran and regional security. These meetings are closed press.

 

Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver a statement to the press. This statement will be pooled press.

 

Afterwards, the President will depart Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and travel to London, United Kingdom, where he will remain overnight.

 

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Washington Post

 

AST

 

11:05AM        THE PRESIDENT takes a family photo with Gulf Cooperation Council leaders

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Pooled Press

 

11:10AM        THE PRESIDENT attends Session One of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Travel Pool Spray at the Top

 

1:00PM           THE PRESIDENT attends Session Two of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Closed Press

 

2:10PM           THE PRESIDENT attends Session Three of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Closed Press

 

3:15PM           THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement to the press

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Pooled Press

 

5:00PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King Khalid International Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

 

BST

 

10:00PM         THE PRESIDENT arrives London, United Kingdom

London Stansted Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

 

Briefing Schedule

 

AST

 

1:00PM           Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

                        Courtyard Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

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