US Secretary of State to Visit Bulgaria to Discuss Security, Energy, Bilateral Trade

US Secretary of State John Kerry, photo by EPA/BGNES

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, will visit Bulgaria on January 15, according to a media statement of Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki.

Kerry will travel to Sofia to discuss security cooperation, energy diversification, and the bilateral trade and investment relationship.

The US Secretary of State will highlight the important role of the rule of law in helping Bulgaria to realize its full potential as a vibrant, European democracy, according to the press statement.

Kerry's visit to Bulgaria comes after visits to India and Geneva.

In Ahmedabad, India, he will attend the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit, inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Modi.

Kerry will then travel to Geneva, Switzerland to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on January 14 to have a bilateral meeting to provide guidance to their negotiating teams before their next round of discussions, which begin on January 15.

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