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Travel to Asia

July 26, 2002 to August 3, 2002

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Secretary of State Colin L. Powell traveled to India, Pakistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, and the Philippines, July 26-August 3.

In each country, Secretary Powell met with senior officials to discuss key bilateral, regional, and global issues of mutual concern, including counterterrorism, security, and promotion of economic cooperation and global prosperity.

His discussions in India and Pakistan focused as well on reinforcing the process of de-escalation already begun between the two countries.

In Bandar Seri Begawan, the Secretary attended meetings of the ASEAN Regional Forum and the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference. At the ASEAN Regional Forum, the Secretary joined counterparts from 22 countries for discussions on security developments in the Asia-Pacific region, including a major focus on counterterrorism cooperation. At the Post-Ministerial Conference, the Secretary met with the foreign ministers of the ten ASEAN member states and the nine other ASEAN Dialogue Partners for discussions of regional political and economic issues, as well as U.S.-ASEAN cooperation.

Remarks by Secretary Powell

08/03/2002: Joint Press Conference With Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Blas F. Ople
08/03/2002: Press Briefing in Manila
08/02/2002: Remarks with Indonesian Coordinating Minister Dorodjatun
08/02/2002: Remarks with Indonesian Coordinating Minister Yudhoyono
08/02/2002: Remarks with Indonesian Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
08/01/2002: Joint Press Conference With ASEAN Foreign Ministers
07/31/2002: Remarks following lunch with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov
07/30/2002: Remarks with Singaporean Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong
07/30/2002: Press Briefing with Foreign Minister Hamid of Malaysia
07/29/2002Interview on TV Channel 11 of Thailand 
07/29/2002: Interview with Far Eastern Economic Review
07/29/2002: Remarks with
Thai Foreign Minister Surakiart Sathirathai
07/28/2002: Press Briefing on board plane en route Bangkok
07/28/2002: Press Briefing with Pakistani Minister of State for Foreign Affairs ul Haq
07/28/2002: Press Conference in New Delhi

07/28/2002: Remarks following meeting with Indian Deputy Prime Minister Advani

07/27/2002: Remarks with Indian Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha
07/26/2002: Press Briefing on Board Plane En Route Sigonella, Italy
07/25/2002: Roundtable With ASEAN Journalists

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Other Releases
08/02/2002: Fact Sheet: Summary of Counterterrorism Proposals for Jakarta
08/01/2002: United States of America-ASEAN Joint Declaration for Cooperation To Combat International Terrorism

07/31/2002: Press Statement on Meeting with North Korea

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