Blinken to travel to Germany and France to attend NATO, US-EU business meeting
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due to travel to Germany and France from May 14-16 to attend the Informal Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Berlin, Germany, and participate in the Trade Council Meeting and US-EU Technology in Paris-Saclay, France. .
On May 14, the Secretary will travel to Berlin to attend an informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers during which Allies and their partners will discuss their unified response to “Russia’s continuing brutal war on ‘Ukraine’.
Blinken will also attend the upcoming Leaders’ Summit in Madrid, where the Allies will also adopt a new NATO Strategic Concept to guide the work of the Alliance over the next decade, a Department of Defense press release said on Thursday. US state (local time).
Secretary Blinken on May 15 will travel to Paris, accompanied by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, to attend the second ministerial meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) States -US-EU.
According to the press release, they will meet EU leaders to discuss how democratic approaches to trade, technology and innovation can serve as a force for greater prosperity.
The U.S. Secretary of State, joined by Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose Fernandez, will also meet with business and civil society stakeholders to hear their views on the past and future work of the TTC.
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