Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon traveled to Bulgaria, Greece, and Slovakia from February 28 to March 4. In Sofia, Bulgaria, he met senior Bulgarian government officials to discuss bilateral issues. He then traveled to Athens, Greece, on March 2 to meet with senior Greek government officials and political leaders. Assistant Secretary Gordon concluded his trip in Bratislava, Slovakia. On March 3, he delivered a keynote address on the U.S.-Central European relationship at the annual Slovak government-hosted GLOBSEC security conference. Assistant Secretary Gordon also held bilateral discussions with senior Slovak government officials as well as with key officials from other states in the region who participated in the conference.