US assistant secretary of state to visit Azerbaijan
US Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried will travel to the South Caucasus from June 14 to 19 this year, News.Az reports citing US Department of State.
"Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Dr. Karen Donfried will travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia June 14 to 19 to emphasize the U.S. commitment to peace, democracy, and prosperity in the South Caucasus region," the report says.
It is noted that Assistant Secretary Donfried will emphasize U.S. support for their sovereignty and independence, underscoring "the right of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia to chart their own paths".
The official will also highlight the readiness of the United States to help build a lasting peace in the South Caucasus, including by supporting the development of political, economic, and people-to-people connections across the entire region.