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President Obama official schedule and guidance May 16, 2013. Turkey Prime Minister Erdogan, Press conference

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Office of the Press Secretary
May 15, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013

In the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey at the White House; the Vice President will also attend. The Prime Minister's visit underscores the close friendship between the United States and Turkey and the strategic importance we place on broadening and deepening our relationship moving forward. There will be a photojournalist only pool spray at the top of the meeting in the Cabinet Room.

At noon, the President and Prime Minister Erdogan will hold a joint press conference in the Rose Garden. The joint press conference is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will host a working dinner with Prime Minister Erdogan. This event is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Baltimore Sun
Radio: SRN


9:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey; THE VICE PRESIDENT attends
Cabinet Room
Photojournalist Only Pool Spray (Final Gather 9:30AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey hold a joint press conference
Rose Garden
Open Press (Pre-Set 10:30AM - Final Gather 11:40AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

6:30PM THE PRESIDENT hosts a working dinner with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey
The Residence
Closed Press



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