Under Secretary Shannon Travels to Lima, Peru

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 18, 2016


Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., will travel to Lima, Peru November 18-20.

On November 19, Under Secretary Shannon will represent the United States in its observer nation role at the Second APEC-Pacific Alliance Dialogue. The dialogue will take place on the margins of the 24th APEC Leaders Summit, led by the heads of the four Pacific Alliance member nations -- Peru, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico. The Under Secretary will reaffirm U.S. support for the Pacific Alliance and underscore our desire to boost cooperation with this pro-market, pragmatic regional bloc.

For further information, please contact Jason Jeffreys at JeffreysJP@state.gov.

To learn more about the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, please visit here.