Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) Assistant Secretary Denise Natali will travel to Sofia, Bulgaria and Doha, Qatar, from December 10–16.  In Sofia, Assistant Secretary Natali will deliver the keynote address at the Western Balkans Resilience Forum.  She will also meet with officials from the Bulgarian government, civil society, international partners, and the think tank community to discuss countering violent extremism in the Balkans and the rest of Europe.  In Qatar, Assistant Secretary Natali will participate in the Doha Forum, conduct bilateral meetings with regional officials, and speak on a panel addressing the challenges of disarming and reintegrating returning terrorist fighters.

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