THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2010
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010
The President will arrive in Prague in the morning. The arrival at Prague Ruzyně Airport is open press.
The President will then travel to Prague Castle, where he will be greeted upon arrival by President Klaus of the Czech Republic. The President will then take a family photo with President Klaus and President Medvedev of Russia. These events are open press.
The President will then hold a bilateral meeting with President Medvedev. There will be a pool spray at the top. They will then hold an expanded bilateral meeting. This meeting is closed press.
Following the meetings, President Obama and President Medvedev will sign the New START Treaty. They will then hold a press conference. This is open press.
President Obama and President Medvedev will then attend a lunch hosted by President Klaus. The President will deliver toast remarks. There will be travel pool coverage of the President's remarks.
In the evening, the President will host a dinner for Central and Eastern European heads of state and government from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia at the Ambassador's residence. The President will greet leaders on arrival. There will be travel pool coverage of the arrivals. The dinner is closed press.
Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Post/AFP
9:25AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Ruzyně Airport
9:45AM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Prague Castle and is greeted by President Klaus of the Czech Republic
9:55AM THE PRESIDENT takes family photo with President Klaus and President Medvedev of Russia
10:05AM THE PRESIDENT holds bilateral meeting with President Medvedev
Travel Pool spray at the top
10:45AM THE PRESIDENT holds expanded meeting with President Medvedev
11:50AM THE PRESIDENT and President Medvedev attend New START Treaty signing ceremony and hold a press conference
1:00PM THE PRESIDENT and President Medvedev attend ceremonial lunch hosted by President Klaus; THE PRESIDENT delivers toast remarks
Travel Pool spray for toast
6:30PM THE PRESIDENT greets Central and Eastern European leaders on arrival
Travel Pool Coverage
7:15PM THE PRESIDENT hosts dinner for Central and Eastern European leaders