Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson will travel to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan October 29 – November 8, 2018.
In Iceland, the Under Secretary will conduct bilateral meetings in Reykjavik and will participate in the annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Arms Control, Disarmament, and Non-Proliferation. Under Secretary Thompson will speak on a panel that examines how NATO can advance its contributions to international peace and stability.
In Estonia, the Under Secretary will meet with senior government officials, lead the U.S. delegation at a Bilateral Cyber Working Group with Estonian government representatives, and discuss cyber security and countering Russian cyber aggression at the International Center for Defense and Security.
Poland will be the third NATO Ally Under Secretary visits on this trip. In Poland, the Under Secretary will participate in the Poland-United States Strategic Cooperation Consultative Group (SCCG), will conduct bilateral meetings with senior government officials, and will give remarks at the Warsaw Transatlantic Dialogue.
The final stop is Jordan where Under Secretary Thompson will provide a keynote address at the Amman Security Colloquium, and conduct bilateral meetings with senior government and military officials.