Travel of Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon to Russia, Germany, and Poland
Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon will travel to Russia, Germany, and Poland from October 25-29. In Russia, on October 25-26, he will meet senior Russian government officials to discuss bilateral issues and European security in preparation for the NATO-Russia Council summit in Lisbon and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe summit in Astana. He will also meet with academic, civil society, and human rights leaders. He will then travel to Berlin, Germany, on October 26-28 to meet with senior German government officials and members of Parliament, as well as hold a discussion on U.S. and European engagement on global issues at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs. Assistant Secretary Gordon will conclude his trip in Warsaw, Poland, on October 28-29. He will lead the U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Poland Strategic Dialogue. He will also give a speech highlighting the important strategic relationship between the United States and Poland as part of the European Security Round Table.