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Foreign Diplomats Join Forces to Plant Trees in Washington

Diplomats from 12 countries gathered to plant trees in Washington recently at the International Cultural Center, where 21 foreign missions are located. It's part of the U.S. State Department's Greening Diplomacy Initiative. Austrian Ambassador Hans Peter Manz, whose career as a diplomat has moved him from country to country every five years, called the tree plantings an opportunity to experience the American culture of neighbors working together. “If we can put some more trees...

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