Acting Assistant Secretary Philip T. Reeker will travel to Brussels, Ljubljana, and Bratislava from June 4-8, 2019.
On June 4, Ambassador Reeker will travel to Brussels, Belgium, for meetings with European officials, as well as with civil society representatives and the business community.
On June 5, Ambassador Reeker will travel to Ljubljana, Slovenia, to participate in the fourth Three Seas Initiative Summit to support regional efforts to strengthen energy transportation and digital networks in Central and Eastern Europe. He will also meet with senior Slovenian officials to discuss bilateral priorities, security cooperation, economic engagement, and Transatlantic integration of the Western Balkans.
Finally, Ambassador Reeker will travel to Bratislava, Slovakia, from June 6-8 for the GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum, where he will speak on the future of Transatlanticism. He will also meet with senior Slovak officials to discuss bilateral issues, defense cooperation, regional security, Slovakia’s 2019 Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and to mark the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, which inspired the world and cast off decades of communist oppression.