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Travel to South Asia and Japan

January 15, 2002 to January 21, 2002

  Travels With
  Secretary of State
  Colin L. Powell

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Secretary of State Colin L. Powell traveled to South Asia and Japan, where he attended the international conference on Afghanistan reconstruction in Tokyo. Secretary Powell departed for South Asia on Tuesday, January 15 and returned to Washington on Monday, January 21.

In South Asia, Secretary Powell stopped in India, Pakistan, and other locations. Secretary Powell met with the leaders of both India and Pakistan to urge reduction of tensions and improve international cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

Secretary Powell represented the United States in Tokyo at the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, co-chaired by the U.S., Japan, European Union, and Saudi Arabia. The Secretary will attend the January 21 session of the Conference. While in Tokyo, Secretary Powell also met with senior officials of the Japanese Government to discuss bilateral, regional, and global issues of concern.

Secretary's Remarks
01/21/2002: Press Briefing on Board Plane En Route Mcchord Air Force Base
01/21/2002: On-The-Record Remarks To The Press
01/21/2002: Remarks At International Conference For Reconstruction Assistance To Afghanistan
01/20/2002: Interview by Hidetoshi Fujisawa of NHK
01/20/2002: Interview by Sam Donaldson of ABC's This Week
01/20/2002: Interview by Brit Hume of FOX News Sunday
01/18/2002: Interview with India Star TV
01/18/2002: Remarks with Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba
01/18/2002: Joint Press Availability with Indian Foreign Minister Singh
01/17/2002: Joint Press Availability with Indian Foreign Minister Singh
01/17/2002:  Statement after Returning to Islamabad from Kabul
01/17/2002:  Remarks at American Embassy in Kabul
01/17/2002:  Interview on NBC's Today Show
01/17/2002:  Interview on CNN
01/17/2002:  Interview by George Stephanopoulos of ABC's Good Morning America
01/17/2002:  Interview by Jane Clayson of CBS's The Early Show
01/17/2002:  Remarks with AIA Chairman Hamid Karzai
01/17/2002:  Interview by Mr. Jaffer Bilgrami of Pakistan Television
01/16/2002: Joint Press Availability with Pakistani Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar
01/15/2002: Press Briefing on Board Plane En Route Islamabad

Other Remarks
01/21/2002: Briefing to the Press By Spokesman Richard Boucher

Related Information
The International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan


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