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United States Department State
Washington, 20520
May8,2019
Case Nos.: F-2018-00529, F-2018-00827,
F-2018-01063, F-2018-01467
Michael Bekesha, Esq.
Judicial Watch, Inc.
425 Third Street, S.W., Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20024
Dear Mr. Bekesha: refer you our letter dated April 12, 2019, regarding the review certain Department State
material under the Freedom oflnformation Act (the FOIA), U.S.C. 552. The review
potentially responsive records ongoing, and has resulted the retrieval nine additional
documents responsive your request. After reviewing these documents, have determined
that one may released you full and eight may released part. The released material enclosed.
All non-exempt material that reasonably segregable from the exempt material has been
released. Where have made excisions, the applicable exemptions are marked the
document. enclosure provides information FOIA exemptions and other grounds for
withholding material. addition, the Department has identified responsive documents containing information from
third-parties (submitters) that may privileged confidential under FOIA Exemption
U.S.C. 552(b)(4). accordance with Executive Order 12600 and C.F.R. 171.12, the
Department providing those submitters opportunity review the information and object
its release under the FOIA before making final release determination. will keep you advised your case progresses. you have any questions, you may contact
Trial Attorney Christopher Hair (202) 252-2541 Christopher.Hair@usdoj.gov. Please refer the case numbers cited above and the civil action number, 18-cv-968, all correspondence
regarding this case.
Sincerely,
Susan Weetman
Chief, Programs and Policies Division
Office Information Programs and Services
Enclosures: stated.
The Freedom Information Act USC 552)
FOIA Exemptions
(b)(1)
Information specifically authorized executive order kept secret the interest
national defense foreign policy. Executive Order 13526 includes the following
classification categories:
1.4(a)
1.4(b)
1.4(c)
1.4(d)
1.4(e)
Military plans, systems, operations
Foreign government information
Intelligence activities, sources methods, cryptology
Foreign relations foreign activities the US, including confidential sources
Scientific, technological, economic matters relating national security,
including defense against transnational terrorism
1.4(f) U.S. Government programs for safeguarding nuclear materials facilities
1.4(g) Vulnerabilities capabilities systems, installations, infrastructures, projects,
plans, protection services relating national security, including defense
against transnational terrorism
1.4(h) Weapons mass destruction
(b)(2)
Related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency
(b)(3)
Specifically exempted from disclosure statute (other than USC 552), for example:
ARMSEXP
CIA PERS/ORG
EXPORT CONTROL ACT
INA
IRAN
Arms Export Control Act, 50a USC 2411(c)
Central Intelligence Agency Act 1949, USC 403(g)
Export Administration Act 1979, USC App. Sec. 2411(c)
Foreign Service Act 1980, USC 4004
Immigration and Nationality Act, USC 1202(f), Sec. 222(f)
Iran Claims Settlement Act, Public Law 99-99, Sec. 505
(b)(4)
Trade secrets and confidential commercial financial information
(b)(5)
Interagency intra-agency communications forming part the deliberative process,
attorney-client privilege, attorney work product
(b)(6)
Personal privacy information
(b)(7)
Law enforcement information whose disclosure would:
(A) interfere with enforcement proceedings
(B) deprive person fair trial
(C) constitute unwarranted invasion personal privacy
(D) disclose confidential sources
(E) disclose investigation techniques
(F) endanger life physical safety individual
(b)(8)
Prepared for government agency regulating supervising financial institutions
(b)(9)
Geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells
Other Grounds for Withholding
Material not responsive FOIA request excised with the agreement the requester
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677379 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Nuland, Victoria 
Sent:
Sunday, February 14, 2016 1:36
To:
Winer, Jonathan 
Subject:
So, here are
[RELEASE FULL]
When did they start coming?
Where they live? they pay own way?
When will next 2000 come?
Are they staying Alb moving on?
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677379 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677381 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject:
Winer, Jonathan 
[RELEASE PART BS, B6[
Friday, March 11, 2016 1:20
LoGerfo, Gregory 
Re: Press Avail Paris
Auto corrected start into State. meant former.
Jonathan Winer
~----~
From: WinerJ@state.gov
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016
To: LoGerfo, Gregory
Subject: Re: Press Avail Paris
State with the statement that Alice just sent focusing mechanism for most it.
J.?.~.~~~~~ i.li.~.~~
From: LoGerfo, Gregory
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re: Press Avail Paris
Got
Gregory LoGerfo
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016 13:
To: LoGerfo, Gregory
Subject: Fw: Press Avail Paris
Jonathan Winer
~-~
From: Imbrie, Andrew 
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016 6:51
To: Finer, Jonathan Sullivan, Thomas Stout, Jennifer Kenna, Lisa Kirby, John; Toner, Mark Johnson, Glen (S); Nuland, Victoria Patterson, Anne Feierstein, Gerald Silverman, Lawrence Winer, Jonathan; Jeffrey,
Jahn
Subject: Press Avail Paris all attached and below draft the press avail for Paris Sunday. Best, Andrew
Secretary State John Kerry
Joint Press Availability, Paris
Sunday, March 13, 2016
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677381 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677381 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677381 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677381 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677381 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677382 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Sent:
To:
Cc:
Subject:
Finer, Jonathan 
[RELEASE PART BSJ
Saturday, March 12, 2016 1:16
Johnson, Glen (S) ; Imbrie, Andrew

Sullivan, Thomas ; Stout, Jennifer ;
Kirby, John ; Toner, Mark ; Kenna, Lisa
; Nuland, Victoria ; Jeffrey, Jahn
; Patterson, Anne ; Feierstein,
Gerald ; Silverman, Lawrence
; Ratney, Michael ; Fogarty,
Daniel ; Winer, Jonathan ; NEALIBY ADESK ; Shannon, Thomas
; McGurk, Brett ; Sharma, Sujata ; Plane Team ; Line

Re: Latest press avail Paris may need amp the Syria language tomorrow. Violations mounting.
From: Johnson, Glen (S)
Sent: Saturday, March 12, 2016
To: Imbrie, Andrew
Cc: Finer, Jonathan Sullivan, Thomas Stout, Jennifer Kirby, John; Toner, Mark Kenna, Lisa Nuland, Victoria Jeffrey, Jahn Patterson, Anne Feierstein, Gerald Silverman, Lawrence Ratney, Michael Fogarty, Daniel Winer, Jonathan; NEA-LIBYADESK; Shannon, Thomas McGurk, Brett Sharma, Sujata Plane Team; Line
Subject: Re: Latest press avail Paris
Reads well but defer and others ... Mar 12, 2016, 7:08 PM, Imbrie, Andrew  wrote: all attached and below the latest draft the press avail for tomorrow Paris. Thanks
Sujata for translating two sections into French.
PT- could you please print out four copies and put folders for U/S Shannon, Tom, Mark, and
Glen?
Many thanks,
Andrew
Secretary State John Kerry
Joint Press Availability, Paris
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Good afternoon. Cest toujours plaisir detre Paris.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677382 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677382 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677382 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677382 Date: 05/08/2019
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677382 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677474 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject:
Winer, Jonathan 
Monday, September 19, 2016 10:
Glenn Simpson
~-------~
Re: town?
[RELEASE PART B6j
For couple hours.
Jonathan Winer+~
From: Glenn Simpson
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2016 9:51
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: town?
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677474 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677481 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject:
Dlugos, Barbara 
[RELEASE PART B6]
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:23
Winer, Jonathan ; Prieto-Danaher, Ana

RE: Request minutes your time today possible
Will do!
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2016 12:03
To: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Cc: Dlugos, Barbara
Subject: RE: Request minutes your time today possible agreed, will her office 2:pm. Barb, please ask INR come 2:15pm instead 2pm.
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
From: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2016 12:01
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: RE: Request minutes your time today possible
Dear Mr. Winer,
Would you available for secure call with A/S Nuland today 1400? What your secure phone number?
Thanks,
Ana Maria
A.na Maria Prieto-Danaher and Scheduler the Assistant Secretary State for European and Eurasian Affairs
United States Department State 2201 Street, N.W., Washington, 20520
PtietoDanaherA@state.gov Tel: (202) 647-9626
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
From: Nuland, Victoria
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2016 11:53
To: Winer, Jonathan
Cc: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Subject: RE: Request minutes your time today possible
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677481 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677481 Date: 05/08/2019
Yes, Ana, pis find time
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2016 7:17
To: Nuland, Victoria
Subject: Request minutes your time today possible
Its Russia related issue. met old friend who shared some material with that would like you
have awareness of.
Jonathan Winer
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677481 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677493 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Sent:
To:
Cc:
Subject:
Prieto-Danaher, Ana 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 2:24
[RELEASE PART B6[
Dlugos, Barbara 
Winer, Jonathan 
RE: Would like catch something your convenience BarbMany thanks for confirming this meeting. would great S/W Winer could come HST-6226.
Kind regards,
Ana Maria
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Dlugos, Barbara
Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:20
To: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Cc: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: RE: Would like catch something your convenience Ana -Yes, 10:00 works S/E Winers calendar for meeting with A/S Nuland. Shall they meet HST-6226?
Thanks and best, Barb
Barbara Dlugos
Assistant Jonathan Winer
Special Envoy for Libya
U.S. Department State
NEA/FO
Office: 202-647-7166
E-mail: DlugosB@state.gov
Contractor, OBXtek, Inc.
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:09
To: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Cc: Dlugos, Barbara
Subject: RE: Would like catch something your convenience
Believe so, Barb please confirm, want do, thanks Jonathan
Official Transitory
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:07
To: Winer, Jonathan
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677493 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677493 Date: 05/08/2019
Subject: RE: Would like catch something your convenience
Jonathan Are you available 1000-1015 Nov 28?
Happy Thanksgiving!
Ana Maria
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:01
To: Nuland, Victoria
Cc: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Subject: Re: Would like catch something your convenience
Sure- Happy thanks till Monday.
Jonathan Winer+
From: Nuland, Victoria
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:58
To: Winer, Jonathan
Cc: Prieto-Danaher, Ana
Subject: RE: Would like catch something your convenience
Yes. out rest week. Monday ok?
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:09
To: Nuland, Victoria
Subject: Would like catch something your convenience person whenever you are office and can make 15-30 minutes.
With warm regards, Jonathan
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677493 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677496 Date: 05/08/2019
Nuland, Victoria 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:23
Winer, Jonathan 
RE: Thank you
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject: course,
~-----~
[RELEASE PART B6]
Send good number and time.
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:
To: Nuland, Victoria
Subject: Re: Thank you
Want talk briefly further. Some new info want you aware of. Phone call sometime this am~?-F-iv_e_m-in-u-te_s_i_s-e-no_u_g_h_.-
Sent from BlackBerry smartphone.
From: Nuland, Victoria
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:08
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: RN: Thank you
They want pursue some the things discussed yesterday, albeit the system integrity side.
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Silverberg, Daniel [mailto:Daniel.Silverberg@mail.house.gov]
Sent: Monday, November 28, 2016 10:57
To: Nuland, Victoria
Subject: Thank you
Toria, was delight speak today, notwithstanding the context. Youve been warrior these issues, and look
forward speaking further preserve and wherever possible strengthen the important work you have done.
Ill follow regarding possible working group meeting.
All the best,
Daniel
Daniel Silverberg
National Security Advisor
The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Democratic Whip
U.S. House Representatives
H-148, The Capitol
Washington, 20515
(202) 225-3130
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677496 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677497 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Winer, Jonathan 
Sent:
To:
Subject:
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Silverberg, Daniel 
Re: Thank you
[RELEASE PART B6[
Ive reached out per our call yesterday. Please call talk further your early convenience. Weekend best
but can also talk Monday.
Jonathan Winer
1~----~
From: Silverberg, Daniel
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:
To: Nuland, Victoria
Cc: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re: Thank you
Great. Jonathan, all ears.
Daniel Silverberg
National Security Advisor
The Honorable Steny Hoyer
Democratic Whip
U.S. House Representatives
H-148, The Capitol
Washington, 20515
(202) 225-3130 Nov 29, 2016, 10:07 AM, Nuland, Victoria  wrote:
Thanks, Daniel. look forward continuing our collaboration whatever capacity life brings.
Copied here Jonathan Winer, who has some legal ideas that may interest you and Cong. Hoyer. ever,
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Silverberg, Daniel [mailto:Daniel.Silverberg@mail.house.gov]
Sent: Monday, November 28, 2016 10:57
To: Nuland, Victoria
Subject: Thank you
Toria, was delight speak today, notwithstanding the context. Youve been warrior these issues,
and look forward speaking further preserve and wherever possible strengthen the important
work you have done. Ill follow regarding possible working group meeting.
All the best,
Daniel
Daniel Silverberg
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677497 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677497 Date: 05/08/2019
National Security Advisor
11ie Honorable Steny Hoyer
Democratic Whip
U.S. House Representatives
H-148, TI1e Capitol
Washington, 20515
(202) 225-3130
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677497 Date: 05/08/2019
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677500 Date: 05/08/2019
From:
Sent:
To:
Cc:
Subject:
[RELEASE PART B6]
Dlugos, Barbara 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 7:49
Prieto-Danaher, Ana 
Nuland, Victoria ; Winer, Jonathan 
RE: Request for brief meeting Tuesday
Good morning, Ana Please let know few openings A/S Nulands calendar for brief meeting with S/E Winer today. Feel free call
(x77166) preferred.
Many thanks and best,
Barb
Barbara Dlugos
Assistant Jonathan Winer
Special Envoy for Libya
U.S. Department State
NEA/FO
Office: 202-647-7166
E-mail: DlugosB@state.gov
Contractor, OBXtek, Inc.
Official
UNCLASSIFIED
From: Nuland, Victoria
Sent: Monday, December 12, 2016 10:07
To: Prieto-Danaher, Ana Winer, Jonathan
Cc: Dlugos, Barbara
Subject: Re: Request for brief meeting Tuesday
Ok. Ana
From: Winer, Jonathan 
Date: December 12, 2016 8:35:41 EST
To: Nuland, Victoria 
Cc: Dlugos, Barbara 
Subject: Request for brief meeting Tuesday
Something new has come which want you aware.
Jonathan Winer~~----~
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2018-00827 Doc No. C06677500 Date: 05/08/2019