Peters Highlights Strength of Trans-Atlantic Alliance and Response to Russia’s War in Ukraine During Congressional Delegation in Europe

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, returned this week from a congressional delegation to France, Georgia and Italy. Peters and the delegation met with U.S. diplomats, senior government officials, and civil society leaders in each country to discuss the importance of sustaining and strengthening the trans-Atlantic alliance, maintaining a forceful response against Russia’s war against Ukraine, as well as shared security interests. The delegation also focused on global issues of mutual interest and concern, including the COVID-19 pandemic, global hunger and food insecurity including an escalating food crisis caused by Russia’s illegal invasion in Ukraine, cybersecurity threats, the refugee crisis, climate change, and nuclear non-proliferation.