Secretary of State Colin L. Powell traveled to Seoul to head the U.S. delegation to the February 25 inauguration of Roh Moo-hyun as President of the Republic of Korea.
The Secretary also stopped in Japan and China during his February 21-25 trip. He held discussions with senior officials in the three capitals on global, regional, and bilateral matters of interest, including Iraq and North Korea.
The Secretary departed on February 21 and was in Tokyo February 22-23, Beijing February 23-24, and Seoul February 24-25. [photo gallery]
Remarks by Secretary Powell
02/25/2003: Press Briefing On Board Plane En Route to Elmendorf Air Force Base
02/25/2003: Press Conference from Seoul, Korea
02/24/2003: Remarks with Chinese President Jiang Zemin
02/24/2003: Press Conference at the St. Regis Hotel
02/24/2003: Remarks with Chinese Party Leader Hu Jintao
02/24/2003: Remarks with Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan
02/23/2003: Press Conference from U.S. Embassy, Tokyo
02/21/2003: Press Briefing On Board Plane En Route to Elmendorf Air Force Base
02/20/2003: Press Availability With NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson
02/19/2003: Interview With Phoenix TV
02/25/2003: U.S. Food Donation for North Korea
02/23/2003: Remarks by Spokesman Boucher on Board Plane En Route Beijing