Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 23, 2012


Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell will travel to San Francisco, Tokyo, and Seoul October 23-27.

Assistant Secretary Campbell will host Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai for the fourth U.S.-China Asia-Pacific Consultations in San Francisco on October 23.

Assistant Secretary Campbell will travel to Tokyo October 24 and will meet with Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Chikao Kawai and other senior officials October 25-26 to discuss bilateral issues and U.S.-Japan coordination on regional and global issues such as Burma, Iran, and Syria.

Assistant Secretary Campbell will continue to Seoul October 26-27 to meet with Republic of Korea Deputy Foreign Minister Kim Kyou-Hyun and other senior officials to continue our close consultation and coordination on the broad range issues of importance to our alliance, including the DPRK, economic issues, and regional cooperation.

Assistant Secretary Campbell will return to Washington, DC, October 27.

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PRN: 2012/1690