Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
February 28, 2011


Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon traveled to Bulgaria, Greece, and Slovakia from February 28 to March 4. In Sofia, Bulgaria, he met senior Bulgarian government officials to discuss bilateral issues. He then traveled to Athens, Greece, on March 2 to meet with senior Greek government officials and political leaders. Assistant Secretary Gordon concluded his trip in Bratislava, Slovakia. On March 3, he delivered a keynote address on the U.S.-Central European relationship at the annual Slovak government-hosted GLOBSEC security conference. Assistant Secretary Gordon also held bilateral discussions with senior Slovak government officials as well as with key officials from other states in the region who participated in the conference.

Slovakia

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Date: 03/03/2011 Description: Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks at the Global Security 2011 Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia. - State Dept Image
Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks at the Global Security 2011 Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Date: 03/02/2011 Description: Assistant Secretary Gordon (left) shakes hands with Greek Foreign Minister Droutsas. - State Dept Image
Assistant Secretary Gordon shakes hands with Greek Foreign Minister Droutsas.
Date: 03/01/2011 Description: Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, right, welcomes Assistant Secretary Gordon prior to their meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria.  © AP Image
Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, right, welcomes Assistant Secretary Gordon prior to their meeting in Sofia.

-03/03/11 Media Availability at the Global Security 2011 Forum; Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Bratislava, Slovakia
-03/03/11 The U.S. Relationship With Central Europe Under the Obama Administration; Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Remarks at the Global Security 2011 Forum; Bratislava, Slovakia

Greece

-03/02/11 Athens Press Roundtable; Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Athens, Greece

Bulgaria

-03/01/11 Interview with Bulgarian National Television; Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Sofia, Bulgaria
-03/01/11 Media Roundtable with Trud, 24 Hours, and Standart Dailies; Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Sofia, Bulgaria