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Photos: Welcoming Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan

June 28-30, 2006:  President Bush welcomes Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan to the White House to discuss a range of issues including the war on terror, defending freedom and democracy, promoting regional security and prosperity in Asia, and enhancing closer cooperation on global economic issues.

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Upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Prime Minister of Japan Junichiro Koizumi and U.S. Chief of Protocol Ambassador Donald Ensenat stand during the National Anthem.
Upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Prime Minister of Japan Junichiro Koizumi and U.S. Chief of Protocol Ambassador Donald Ensenat stand during the National Anthem.
President Bush and Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi shake hands with children.
President Bush and Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi shake hands with children.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi reaches out to shake hands with President Bush.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi reaches out to shake hands with President Bush.
President Bush, first lady Laura Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi wave from the Truman Balcony during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House Thursday, June
President Bush, first lady Laura Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi wave from the Truman Balcony.
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi take part in arrival ceremony.
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi take part in arrival ceremony.
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi stand for the national anthem
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi stand for the national anthem.
President Bush escorts Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House Thursday, June 29, 2006 in Washington. [ŠAP/WWP]
President Bush escorts Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House.
President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi exchange toasts Thursday evening, June 29, 2006, during an official dinner in the State Dining Room at the White House. [White House photo by Eric Draper]
President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi exchange toasts  during an official dinner in the State Dining Room at the White House.

President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, right, tour Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley, in Memphis, TN [ŠAP/WWP]
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi tour Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley.

President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Pose with Lisa Marie Presley and Priscilla Presley. [ŠAP/WWP]
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi pose with Lisa Marie Presley and Priscilla Presley.
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, carrying a pair of Elvis style sunglasses, walk past Elvis pink Cadillac after their tour of Graceland. [ŠAP/WWP]
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, carrying a pair of Elvis style sunglasses, walk past Elvis pink Cadillac after their tour of Graceland.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, left, along with President Bush and first lady Laura Bush, leave Graceland. [ŠAP/WWP]
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, along with President Bush and first lady Laura Bush, leave Graceland.
U.S. Chief of Protocol Ambassador Donald Burnham Ensenat and U.S. Ambassador to Japan J. Thomas Schieffer stand to welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at Andrews Air Force Base.
U.S. Chief of Protocol Ambassador Donald Burnham Ensenat and U.S. Ambassador to Japan J. Thomas Schieffer stand to welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at Andrews Air Force Base.
Major General Guy Swan, III stands with Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi during the playing of the national anthems during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Major General Guy Swan, III stands with Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi during the playing of the national anthems during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi lays a wreath during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi lays a wreath during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi signs the official Blair House guest book at the conclusion of his stay at The Presidents Guest House.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi signs the official Blair House guest book at the conclusion of his stay at The President's Guest House.

Released on June 28, 2006


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