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Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 20, 2003


Background Briefing, Thursday, February 20 at 4:30 p.m. on Secretary of State Powell's Upcoming Trip To Asia

A Senior State Department official will hold a briefing on Background (no cameras/no broadcast sound) at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, February 20, in the State Department's Press Briefing Room (Room 2208) on Secretary of State Colin L. Powell's upcoming travel to South Korea, China and Japan.

Media representatives may cover the background briefing upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a US Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center); (2) a photo ID issued by the employing media organization; or (3) a letter on official letterhead from employing organization verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo ID (valid driver's license or passport).

Media representatives should arrive by 4:15 p.m. to cover the background briefing and must use the C Street entrance (2201 C Street) to gain access to the Department.

Released on February 20, 2003

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