U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip H. Gordon will be visiting Athens on Wednesday, coming from Bulgaria.
Gordon, who had visited Nicosia a month and a half ago, is travelling to Bulgaria, Greece and Slovakia from February 28 to March 4. In Sofia he was due to meet senior Bulgarian government officials to discuss bilateral issues. In Athens he will be meeting with senior Greek government officials and political leaders.

Assistant Secretary Gordon will conclude his trip in Bratislava, Slovakia. On March 3, he will deliver a keynote address on the U.S.-Central European relationship at the annual Slovak government-hosted GLOBSEC  security conference. He will also hold bilateral discussions with senior Slovak government officials as well as with key officials form other states in the region participating in the conference.