EU-U.S. Summit announced for March 26, 2014

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The U.S. President’s travel to Europe and the EU-U.S. Summit

As part of the United States’ ongoing consultations with allies and partners in Europe and beyond, President Obama will travel to the Europe in March 2014. While in the Netherlands on March 24-25, the U.S. President will participate in the Nuclear Security Summit, hosted by the Dutch government, where world leaders will highlight progress made to secure nuclear materials and commit to future steps to prevent nuclear terrorism.

From the Netherlands, the U.S. President will travel to Brussels on March 26 for a EU-U.S. Summit, following an invitation by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso. This will be President Obama’s first visit to the EU institutions.