Under Secretary Shannon Participates in G-7 Political Directors Meeting

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 7, 2018


Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. will travel to Vancouver, Canada on February 8-9 to participate in the G-7 Political Directors meeting. Canada holds the G-7 presidency for 2018.

The G-7 annually brings together representatives of the world’s leading industrialized democracies to seek common ground on major global issues, including counterterrorism, non-proliferation, North Korea, and Syria. Under Secretary Shannon’s engagement in Vancouver with his G-7 counterparts will set the stage for a Foreign Ministers’ meeting and Leaders’ Summit later in the year.

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