Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 4, 2013

Rose Gottemoeller, Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will travel on February 5-15 to Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, Israel, and the Russian Federation.

On February 5 in Brussels, she will consult with counterparts at NATO and the European Union to discuss a wide range of arms control and international security issues.

The Acting Under Secretary and an interagency team will visit Warsaw February 6-7 to hold consultations with senior Polish officials and participate in the U.S.-Poland Strategic Cooperative Consultative Group. She will give introductory remarks at the “Warsaw Workshop: Prospects for information-sharing and confidence-building on Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons in Europe” hosted by the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), together with the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

On February 7-9 in Geneva, she will meet with her foreign counterparts to underscore U.S. interests and strengthen collaborative efforts on arms control and nonproliferation issues.

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller will be in Tel Aviv February 9-12 to consult with senior civilian and military officials on pressing regional security issues and expanding our enduring strategic partnership. On February 12, she will deliver remarks at the Institute for National Security Studies’ Conference “The Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime at a Crossroads.”

On February 12-15 in Moscow, she will review key issues on our bilateral and international arms control, nonproliferation and international security agenda with Russian counterparts.

PRN: 2013/0114