Travel of Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon to the Western Balkans

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 10, 2011

Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, and Croatia June 13-17 to underscore the support of the United States for all the countries of the Western Balkans as they build prosperous, peaceful, and democratic societies on their way toward their rightful places as full members of the European and Euro-Atlantic community.

During his visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina June 13-14, he will deliver a keynote address on U.S. policy in the Balkans at a conference organized by the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University SAIS and the America-Bosnia Foundation and meet with government and political leaders. On June 15-17, he will travel to Serbia, Kosovo, and Croatia, where he will meet with senior government officials and community leaders to discuss matters of mutual concern.

PRN: 2011/941