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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Georgia to Attend the Funeral Service of Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Tbilisi, Georgia to attend the Funeral Service of Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze on July 13.    

The Honorable James A. Baker, III, former Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Richard B. Norland, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, Department of State