Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts, on April 26 as part of Prime Minister Abe’s official visit to the United States.

Secretary Kerry will then travel to New York City on April 27 for a series of meetings and events, including the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2) meeting, involving Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and their Japanese counterparts.

Secretary Kerry will also visit the United Nations to provide opening remarks on behalf of the United States at the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). While at the United Nations, the Secretary will participate in other NPT-related events.

At the United Nations, the Secretary will also participate in a series of bilateral meetings with other NPT Review Conference participants.