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Travel to the Middle East and South Asia

Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage meets President Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.  AP/Wide Word Photo Deputy Secretary Armitage traveled to the Middle East and South Asia from November 4-12, 2004. The Deputy Secretary discussed a wide range of issues with officials at each stop, including bilateral relations, regional issues, the global war on terrorism, and supporting Iraq’s reconstruction and transition to democracy.

The first stop for the Deputy Secretary is the United Arab Emirates. The Deputy Secretary went to several stops in the Middle East and several stops in South Asia. Deputy Secretary Armitage visited Pakistan on November 9 and Afghanistan on November 10.

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Armitage
2004/11/10: Media Availability in Afghanistan
2004/11/09: Interview by Quatrina Hosain of PTV

Other Releases
Statement by Secretary Powell: Death of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President, United Arab Emirates


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