printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action


Date: 05/2010 Description: State Department Staff converse with the Russian Delegation during the counterterrorism working group meeting, May 2010, Washington DC. - State Dept Image Date: 2010 Description: Counterterrorism Working Group Logo. - State Dept Image Date: 05/2010 Description: Russian Counterterrorism delegation poses for photo before their tour of the Transportation Security Administration Operation Center in Herndon VA, May 2010.  © Transportation Security Administration photo

In the Counterterrorism Working Group, the United States and Russia are working together in the multilateral arena to strengthen international counterterrorism norms and increase capacity building; counter the ideological dimension of violent extremism; improve our transportation security infrastructure; and continue to cooperate closely on law enforcement matters.

Working Group Chairpersons

U.S. Chairperson: Jerry Lanier, U.S. Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism

Russia Chairperson: Alexander Zmeyevskiy, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation in the Fight Against Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime

Working Group Coordinators

U.S. Coordinator: Lonni Reasor, Senior Policy Officer for Counterterrorism, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Russia Coordinator: Vladimir Salov, Deputy Director, Office of New Challenges and Threats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

Working Group Web Links

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.