Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 29, 2011


Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell will travel to China, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and Japan January 3-7, 2012 to meet with senior officials to discuss a range of important bilateral, regional, and global issues, including latest developments related to North Korea and Burma.

Assistant Secretary Campbell will arrive in Beijing on January 3. His meetings in Beijing are an important opportunity to continue to build a cooperative partnership with China on shared global challenges. Assistant Secretary Campbell will travel to Seoul on January 4, to continue our close consultation and coordination on the broad range issues of importance to our alliance. Assistant Secretary Campbell will travel to Tokyo on January 6 to build on Foreign Minister Gemba’s visit to Washington, DC in December, and reinforce our close cooperation with the Government of Japan. He will depart Tokyo for Washington, DC, on January 7.



PRN: 2011/2196

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