Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar Travels to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia
Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar will travel to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia from February 20 - 25.
Assistant Secretary Talwar will join a delegation of senior U.S. officials at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2015) in Abu Dhabi. Department of Defense Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall will head the U.S. delegation, which will also include Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Ken Handelman and Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan. The U.S. delegation will promote U.S. defense sales abroad. Assistant Secretary Talwar will also consult with officials from the UAE and the region on security issues.
In Riyadh, Assistant Secretary Talwar and Under Secretary Kendall will meet with senior Saudi civilian and military officials on defense cooperation and regional security issues.
For further information, please contact the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs at PM-CPA@state.gov and follow the Department at IDEX 2015 @StateDeptPM on Twitter.