Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs

Outline map of EuropeThe Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs develops and implements U.S. foreign policy in Europe and Eurasia. The Bureau promotes U.S. interests in the region on issues such as international security, NATO, coordination with the European Union and other regional organizations, support for democracy, human rights, civil society, economic prosperity, counterterrorism, and nonproliferation.

For speaking and interview requests on European and Eurasian Affairs, please fax your request to the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs' Office of Press and Policy Outreach at 202-647-5116.

Travel to Europe

Travel to Italy and Russia

Secretary Tillerson traveled to Lucca, Italy, April 9-11, to attend the G-7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, and to Moscow, Russia, on April 12, where he met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials. Trip Page»

U.S.-Russia Relationship

Secretary Tillerson (Apr. 12): "[Foreign Minister Lavrov and I] have agreed to establish a working group to address smaller issues and make progress toward stabilizing the relationship, so that we can then address the more serious problems." Full Text» More» Trip Page»

Wreath Laying for the Commemoration of the Sant' Anna Stazemma Massacre

Secretary Tillerson (Apr. 10): "We remember the events of August 12th, 1944 that occurred in Sant'Anna and we re-dedicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world." Full Text» Trip Page»

Travel to Turkey and Belgium

Secretary Tillerson traveled to Ankara, Turkey, on March 30, to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other senior Turkish government officials...The Secretary of State visited NATO in Brussels, Belgium on March 31.Trip Page»

U.S.-NATO Alliance

Secretary Tillerson (Mar. 31): "The U.S. commitment to NATO is strong and this Alliance remains the bedrock for transatlantic security." Full Text» Remarks» DipNote» More» Trip Page»

U.S.-Turkey Partnership

Secretary Tillerson (Mar. 30): "In the United States, the people of Turkey have a trusted ally and a partner who is committed to its safety and security and advancing economic opportunity." Full Text» Trip Page»

Travel to Germany

Secretary Tillerson traveled to Bonn, Germany, February 15-17 to participate in the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. This was his first official trip as Secretary of State.Trip Page»