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October 29, 2003
Question Taken at the October 29, 2003 Press Briefing

Korea -- Visit Of Hwang Jeong-Yop (Taken Question)

2003/1099

Question:   Can you provide a readout on Hwang Jeong-yop's meetings with Department officials?

Answer:   Mr. Hwang met for about one hour with Assistant Secretary For Verification and Compliance Paula DeSutter and members of Under Secretary Bolton's staff, and for about 45 minutes with Assistant Secretary For East Asian And Pacific Affairs James A. Kelly. He will meet with Deputy Secretary Armitage tomorrow.

Mr. Hwang provided his thoughts and analysis on the situation in North Korea now and his views on regional issues, most notably North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

During his visit Mr. Hwang will also be speaking to the media on these issues and will be meeting with other U.S. officials and on Capitol Hill.


Released on October 29, 2003

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