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Travel to Thailand, Kenya and Spain

October 16, 2003 to October 24, 2003

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Secretary of State Colin L. Powell traveled to Thailand, Kenya and Spain from October 16 to October 24, 2003. He first went to Bangkok, Thailand where he attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum ministerial meeting, before joining the Presidentís party.

October 22,2003: Secretary Powell walks with Kenya's Foreign Minister Kolonzo Musyoka (L) an with Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) leader Dr John Garang (2nd from L), and Sudan's First Vice President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, in the Kenyan town of Naivasha, 90 kms from the capital Nairobi. The Government of Sudan and the SPLM met with Secretary Powell and are hoping to sign a comprehensive peace agreement with power and wealth sharing by the end of December in talks aimed at ending the 20 year civil war. EPA photo by Stephen Morrison.Secretary Powell traveled to Kenya on October 21 and 22. During this visit he met with senior Kenyan government officials to discuss a variety of bilateral issues, following up on the recent State Visit. Secretary Powell also engaged with the Sudanese parties to encourage progress in the peace process. The success of this process is an important Administration goal.

The Secretary continued on to Madrid, Spain to lead the U.S. delegation, together with Treasury Secretary Snow, to the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq from October 23-24. Also see The New Iraq: Progress & the Path Forward [DSL/Cable] [dial-up] [audio] [transcript]

Remarks by Secretary Powell
10/24/2003Press Conference Following the International Donorsí Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq
10/24/2003:  Remarks at the Iraq Reconstruction Donorsí Conference
10/23/2003Interview With Senior Editors Roundtable
10/22/2003:  Remarks to the Press En Route to Madrid
10/22/2003:  Remarks Following Multilateral Press Availability
10/22/2003:  Remarks After Multilateral Meeting
10/21/2003:  Remarks With Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki
10/21/2003:  Press Briefing En Route to Kenya
10/20/2003:  Remarks at the APEC CEO Summit
10/19/2003:  Interview on CBS's Face the Nation
10/19/2003:  Interview on Fox News Sunday with Tony Snow 
10/19/2003:  Interview on CNN with John King
10/19/2003Remarks With Thailand Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Surakiart Sathirathai at Signing of Air Cargo Agreement
10/19/2003:  Remarks Aboard Plane En Route to Bangkok
10/16/2003: Interview on National Public Radio

President George W. Bush addresses Thai troops at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday Oct. 19, 2003. White House photo by Paul Morse. Remarks by President Bush
10/22/2003: Roundtable Interview by the Press Pool
10/22/2003: Remarks With President Megawati of Indonesia

10/20/2003: Remarks with President Roh of South Korea
10/19/2003: Remarks by the President to Thai Troops
10/19/2003: Remarks with President Hu Jintao of China
10/18/2003: Remarks With President Arroyo of the Philippines
10/18/2003: Remarks to the Philippine Congress
10/14/2003: Roundtable Interview of the President with Asian Print Journalists

Other Remarks
10/24/2003:  Treasury Secretary Snow's Remarks to Iraq Reconstruction Donorsí Conference
10/23/2003:  Treasury Secretary Snow's Remarks to The Private Sector Conference on Iraqi Reconstruction
10/23/2003:  UN Secretary General's Opening Remarks to the International Donors Conference
10/22/2003:  Briefing on Preview of Iraq Donors' Conference in Madrid
10/21/2003:  Briefing by Administrator Natsios on Iraq Reconstruction
10/21/2003:  Deputy Secretary Armitage's Interview on the United Kingdomís Sky News
10/20/2003:  Deputy Secretary Armitage's Interview on Danish Broadcasting
10/20/2003:  Deputy Secretary Armitage's Interview on Turkish TV
10/20/2003:  Deputy Secretary Armitage's Interview on Germany's ZDF
10/14/2003:  Dr. Rice Previews President's Trip to Asia and Australia

Fact Sheets
10/22/2003: Sudan Peace Act Presidential Determination
10/21/2003: Health Security Initiative
10/21/2003: APEC Announces Important Commitments on Security
10/21/2003: APEC Pledges to Improve Transparency and Fight Corruption
10/21/2003: Energy Security Initiative
10/21/2003: New APEC Initiatives on Counterterrorism
10/21/2003: U.S. Accomplishments at the APEC Summit: Day Two
10/21/2003: U.S. Expands Digital Freedom Initiative to Indonesia and Peru
10/20/2003: U.S. Actions at the APEC Summit: Day One
10/19/2003: President Bush Announces United States Intends to Negotiate a Free Trade Agreement with Thailand  

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