Media Note
Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
May 28, 2009


Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg will travel to Singapore and Japan May 28-June 2.

In Singapore (May 29-31), Deputy Secretary Steinberg will lead the Department of State delegation to the Shangri-La Dialogue, joining Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in this premier event on East Asian security trends. The Deputy Secretary also will hold bilateral meetings with Singaporean and other officials while there.

Deputy Secretary Steinberg then will travel to Tokyo (May 31-June 2) for consultations with senior Japanese officials on a range of bilateral, regional, and international issues.



PRN: 2009/514