Assistant Secretary Fannon Travels to Jeddah, Zagreb, and Brussels

Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frank R. Fannon will travel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Zagreb, Croatia; and Brussels, Belgium July 6-13.

In Jeddah, he will join a delegation led by Director of Policy Planning Brian Hook to convey the Administration’s Iran policy, which seeks to address the totality of Iranian threats and malign activities.

Assistant Secretary Fannon will then travel to Zagreb to meet with senior Croatian government and private sector officials to discuss Croatia’s energy diversification efforts, including progress on the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal off Krk Island in support of diversifying Europe’s energy sources.

Assistant Secretary Fannon will conclude his trip in Brussels, where he will accompany Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry at the U.S.-EU Energy Council along with their European Union (EU) counterparts, including High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini, Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic, and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete. The Energy Council is a high-level forum on U.S.-EU energy priorities, including promotion of energy security and transparent and secure global energy markets.

For further information, contact Vincent Campos, Spokesperson for the Bureau of Energy Resources, at CamposVM@state.gov or visit www.state.gov/e/enr. You can also find information on Twitter at @EnergyAtState.

Source: U.S. Department of State