Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 27, 2012


Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell will travel to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia January 30-February 4.

In Seoul, Republic of Korea, January 31-February 1, Assistant Secretary Campbell will meet with senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Blue House. He will discuss a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues, including recent developments in North Korea.

Assistant Secretary Campbell will visit Hanoi, Vietnam, February 1-3, to meet with senior Vietnamese leaders to discuss bilateral and regional issues and seek progress on initiatives to deepen bilateral ties.

February 3-4, Assistant Secretary Campbell will visit Phnom Penh, Cambodia. While there, he will meet with senior Cambodian government officials to discuss areas of mutual interest, including Cambodia’s role as 2012 ASEAN chair, and to discuss ways to further strengthen our bilateral engagement.

Assistant Secretary Campbell returns to Washington, D.C., on February 4.



PRN: 2012/133