Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Richard Verma will travel to Poland, Moldova, and Romania May 14-20. Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Assistant Secretary Todd D. Robinson, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Assistant Secretary Jessica Lewis, and Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia Maria A. Longi will join the Deputy Secretary on his trip.
While in Poland, the Deputy Secretary will emphasize the United States’ commitment to our European Allies and partners, Transatlantic security, and our shared democratic values. In Moldova, he will highlight U.S. support for Moldova’s European trajectory, energy security, and its sovereignty and territorial integrity. In Romania, he will focus on advancing our Strategic Partnership and shared goals, our continued and unwavering support for Ukraine and Moldova, as well as strengthening NATO’s Eastern Flank and security in the Black Sea region.