Secretary Clinton and EU High Representative Ashton Hold a Joint Press Conference

Secretary Clinton and EU High Representative Ashton Hold a Joint Press Conference

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton hold a joint press conference after their bilateral meeting at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on February 17, 2012. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

UN Quartet Envoy Blair, Secretary Clinton, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, and EU High Representative Ashton Pose for a Photo

UN Quartet Envoy Blair, Secretary Clinton, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, and EU High Representative Ashton Pose for a Photo

From left to right, UN Quartet Envoy Tony Blair, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union Catherine Ashton pose for a photo after their Middle East Quartet in New York, New York, on September 23, 2011. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Secretary Clinton Hosts a Working Dinner With UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, EU High Representative Ashton, and Quartet Representative Blair

Secretary Clinton Hosts a Working Dinner With UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, EU High Representative Ashton, and Quartet Representative Blair

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hosts a working dinner with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, EU High Representative Ashton, and Quartet Representative Tony Blair at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July 11, 2011. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Secretary Clinton Hosts a Working Dinner With UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, EU High Representative Ashton, and Quartet Representative Blair

Secretary Clinton Hosts a Working Dinner With UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, EU High Representative Ashton, and Quartet Representative Blair

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hosts a working dinner with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, EU High Representative Ashton, and Quartet Representative Tony Blair at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July 11, 2011. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Secretary Clinton, European Parliament President Buzek , and the Conference of Presidents Pose for a Photo

Secretary Clinton, European Parliament President Buzek , and the Conference of Presidents Pose for a Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and the President of European Parliament Jerzy Buzek (center) pose for a photo with the Conference of Presidents on the top floor of the European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium, on October 14, 2010. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]