Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs

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Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
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Seal of the United States Department of State
Bureau overview
Preceding bureau
  • Bureau of European Affairs
Jurisdiction Executive branch of the United States
Headquarters Harry S. Truman Building, Washington, D.C., United States
Bureau executive
Parent department U.S. Department of State
Website www.state.gov/p/eur/

In the United States Government, the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR) is part of the U.S. Department of State, charged with implementing U.S. foreign policy and promoting U.S. interests in Europe and Eurasia (which it defines as being Europe, Turkey, Cyprus, the Caucasus Region, and Russia), as well as advising the Under Secretary for Political Affairs. It is headed by the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, who is currently Victoria Nuland. The spokesperson is Robert B. Hilton.[1]

From 1949 to 1983, European affairs were within the purview of the Bureau of European Affairs.

Organization[edit]

The offices of the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs direct, coordinate, and supervise U.S. government activities within the region, including political, economic, consular, public diplomacy, and administrative management issues.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iran and Azerbaijan, Already Wary Neighbors, Find Even Less to Agree On June 5, 2012
  2. ^ "State Department Student Internship Brochure" (PDF). U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Human Resources. September 2014. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "1 FAM 140 Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR)". Foreign Affairs Manual. U.S. Department of State. July 22, 2014. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 

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