The meeting of X.Bettel with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs V.Nuland

Bettel and Nuland

On May 13 Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy Xavier Bettel met in Luxembourg with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland.

X.Bettel and V.Nuland noted the high level of relations between the two countries on the bilateral basis and within the framework of the transatlantic alliance.

They stressed the need for close cooperation between the European Union and the United States in the context of recent events in Ukraine.

Both sides also discussed the opportunities which are offered by the Pact of the transatlantic partnership in the field of trade and investment (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership).

Victoria Nuland praised the role of Luxembourg in the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member for the period 2013-2014 and in particular during the Luxembourg presidency in March.