Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 25, 2012


Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon will travel to Greece and Turkey July 25-31.

In Athens, Assistant Secretary Gordon will underscore U.S. support to senior government officials as they undertake important reforms to restore market confidence, fuel economic growth, and create a prosperous future for their people. He will also discuss a broad range of foreign policy issues with political party leaders and members of the business and think tank communities.

On July 29th, Assistant Secretary Gordon will travel to Istanbul where he will meet with senior Turkish Government officials to discuss the range of bilateral and global issues. Assistant Secretary Gordon will pay a visit to the Halki Seminary and also attend a public municipal iftar dinner in the Uskudar district.



PRN: 2012/1214