US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will attend the 48th annual Munich Security Conference February 3-5, the State Department said Friday, DPA reported.
She will join US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta in the US delegation.
The event will draw leaders from around the world to discuss "common security challenges." Clinton will also hold bilateral meetings with a number of her international counterparts, said US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland in a briefing on Friday.
After the conference, Clinton will meet senior Bulgarian officials in that country's capital Sofia, on February 5th.
Among the issues on the agenda are the war in Afghanistan, political transition in the Middle East and energy security.