Special Envoy Hochstein Travels to Brussels, Zagreb, and Kyiv

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 28, 2016

Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos J. Hochstein is in Brussels, Belgium today to meet with European Commission officials to discuss European energy security issues, including infrastructure projects that will enhance Europe’s energy diversification efforts.  He also will deliver the keynote speech at the German Marshall Fund’s event on energy security. 

In Zagreb, Croatia, Special Envoy Hochstein will meet with members of the newly elected government to discuss regional energy security issues, including proposed natural gas interconnector pipelines, a potential plan to import natural gas via a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, and domestic oil and gas exploration.  He will also participate in an Atlantic Council Business Roundtable where he will discuss regional energy security.

In Kyiv, Ukraine, Special Envoy Hochstein will meet with senior government officials to discuss Ukraine’s ongoing energy reform efforts and Ukraine’s energy engagement with EU member states and other countries in the region. 

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