Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 28, 2010

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Eric P. Schwartz will visit Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan June 28 – July 1, 2010.

In Uzbekistan, Mr. Schwartz will meet with Government of Uzbekistan officials to discuss the humanitarian situation involving displaced persons from Kyrgyzstan. He will also meet with United Nations officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

In Kyrgyzstan, Mr. Schwartz will meet with provisional government officials and representatives of international agencies, including UNHCR, ICRC, and others involved in the humanitarian relief effort. For more information, please contact Beth Schlachter at (202) 453-9367.

PRN: 2010/866