U.S. top officials to discuss regional stability in Baku (UPDATE)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 23/ Trend V. Zhavoronkova/
Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric S. Rubin will travel to Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia on Oct.16-22, Information Officer of the U.S. Embassy in Baku Keith Bean told Trend.
Moreover, the Director of the Office of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Justin Friedman, will travel to Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia from Sept.28 until Oct.8.
During the trip, the top officials will meet with the government officials and civil society leaders to discuss bilateral issues, as well as issues related to regional peace and stability.
During their stay in Azerbaijan, Rubin and Friedman will discuss the U.S.-Azerbaijan bilateral relations, stressing the strategic and shared interests underlying bilateral cooperation in security, energy and democratic reform.