Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 25, 2013

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake Jr. is traveling to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from June 26-27, 2013.

Assistant Secretary Blake will meet with President Berdimuhamedov and other senior Government of Turkmenistan officials to discuss a full range of bilateral and regional issues including energy cooperation, human rights, and economic development and international investment in Turkmenistan. Assistant Secretary Blake will also hold a roundtable with press at the U.S. Embassy.

PRN: 2013/0802