Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco L. Palmieri Travels to the Dominican Republic for the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 29, 2017


Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Francisco L. Palmieri will travel to the Dominican Republic November 29-30. He will lead the U.S. delegation for the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue, marking the seventh year of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).

CBSI is a partnership that fulfills the commitment to deepen regional security cooperation underscored in the Caribbean 2020 strategy. Through CBSI, the United States and the Caribbean region are working together to reduce illicit trafficking, increase public safety and security, and promote social justice.

During his visit, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary will also meet with government officials and civil society representatives.