Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
October 9, 2012


In Paris, France, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon met with senior French government officials to discuss the full range of bilateral and global issues.

Assistant Secretary Gordon traveled to Geneva, Switzerland on October 10 to represent the United States in the Twenty-First Session of the Geneva Discussions on Georgia to continue efforts to reduce tensions and address the needs of the people on the ground.

He also met separately on the margins with both Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergi Kapanadze to discuss regional as well as bilateral issues.