Office of the Spokesperson
Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey, joined by Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn, departs today on travel to Turkey, Germany, and locations in the Middle East.
In Ankara, Ambassador Jeffrey will meet with senior Turkish officials to discuss issues of mutual concern, including the Assad regime’s Russian-backed military offensive in Idlib, the current situation in northeast Syria, implementation of UNSCR 2254 on the resolution of the Syrian conflict, and the Coalition’s continued efforts to ensure an enduring defeat of ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
On February 13, Ambassador Jeffrey will arrive in Munich to attend the Munich Security Conference. Ambassador Jeffrey will engage with counterparts and hold bilateral meetings with senior officials to discuss our ongoing efforts to promote stability and security in Syria and our efforts to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS. Information on Ambassador Jeffrey’s onward travel will be made available as appropriate.