Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper will travel to France, the United Kingdom, and Belgium June 17-28, 2019.

In France, Assistant Secretary Cooper will join a delegation of senior U.S. officials led by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine for the Paris Air Show. Assistant Secretary Cooper will hold consultations on defense trade issues with senior civilian and military officials from countries around the globe, meet with industry executives, and join other senior U.S. government officials from the Department of Defense and Department of Commerce to promote and advocate for more than 270 U.S. companies exhibiting the latest aerospace technologies.

In the United Kingdom, Assistant Secretary Cooper will deliver remarks on U.S. support for conventional weapons destruction at Chatham House, and meet with senior government officials.

In Belgium, Assistant Secretary Cooper will meet with NATO and EU officials to discuss regional security issues, security cooperation, defense trade and other issues of mutual interest.

For further information, please contact the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs at PM-CPA@state.gov and follow @StateDeptPM on Twitter.

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