Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
July 25, 2012

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

In Athens, Assistant Secretary Gordon underscored 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 also discussed 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 traveled to Istanbul where he met with senior Turkish Government officials to discuss the range of bilateral and global issues. Assistant Secretary Gordon paid a visit to the Halki Seminary and also attended a public municipal iftar dinner in the Uskudar district.


07/30/12 Istanbul Press Roundtable; Istanbul, Turkey
07/30/12 Remarks at Uskudar District Iftar Dinner; Istanbul, Turkey
07/30/12 Remarks at Halki Seminary; Istanbul, Turkey
07/27/12 Press Roundtable in Athens, Greece: Athens, Greece