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Press Release
July 22, 2022


On Thursday and Friday, July 21-22, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Karen Donfried, met Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn, EIB President Werner Hoyer, and other Luxembourg officials and representatives of the EU.  Dr. Donfried discussed strengthening transatlantic security, supporting Ukraine, and increasing Luxembourgish defense capabilities.

During the visit, Assistant Secretary Donfried reinforced the partnership the United States and Luxembourg share in promoting human rights, democracy, and prosperity in Europe, and she reaffirmed our shared commitment to Transatlantic solidarity in the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Dr. Donfried’s full biography can be found here: https://www.state.gov/biographies/karen-donfried/

For more information, please contact the Public Affairs section at the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg at +352 46 01 23 24/21 or at LuxembourgPublicAffairs@state.gov