Secretary of State Colin L. Powell traveled to Japan, Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, the People's Republic of China, and Australia, July 22 – August 1.
Secretary Powell arrived in Tokyo July 23 for meetings with key officials and then traveled to Hanoi where attended the ASEAN Regional forum (ARF) and the ASEAN Post-Ministerial conference (PMC) July 24-26. While in Hanoi for these meetings, Secretary Powell also met bilaterally with a number of representatives from the region.
From Hanoi, the Secretary traveled to Seoul (July 27) and Beijing (July 28) for meetings with senior officials.
From Beijing, the Secretary traveled to Canberra where he and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld participated with their Australian counterparts in our annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial (AUSMIN) consultations on July 30. Secretary Powell departed Canberra on July 31.
07/30/2001: Press Conference following Australia-U.S. Ministerial Conference. Canberra, Australia
07/29/2001: Press Briefing en route to Canberra, Australia
07/28/2001: Interview by CCTV
07/28/2001: Press Conference Following Meetings in China
07/27/2001: Press Availability with Minister Han, Seoul, Korea
07/26/2001: Press Briefing, Hanoi, Vietnam
07/26/2001: Remarks at Joint Task Force
07/25/2001: Comments Following Meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Tang
07/25/2001: Comments Preceding Meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Tang
07/25/2001: Comments Following Meeting with Philippine Vice President
07/24/2001: Press Briefing at American Embassy
07/23/2001: Press Briefing En Route to Asia
07/20/2001: Briefing on Upcoming Travel to Asia
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Australian-U.S. Ministerial 2001
ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference (PMC)
ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)