September 11, 2001 : Attack on America
Deputy Secretary's Travel to Moscow and Brussels, September 19-20; September 13, 2001

Richard Boucher, Spokesman
Washington, DC
September 13, 2001

Deputy Secretary's Travel to Moscow and Brussels, September 19-20

Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage, accompanied by Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Beth Jones, Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs Christina Rocca, Special Coordinator for Counterterrorism Francis Taylor and other U.S. government officials will travel to Moscow and Brussels on September 19-20.

In Moscow, the Deputy Secretary will meet with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Trubnikov and other Russian officials. The purpose of the meeting will be to continue an ongoing dialogue in the framework of the bilateral Afghan Working Group and to discuss the situation in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. The Deputy Secretary will then travel to Brussels for further discussions with Allies.


Released on September 13, 2001

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