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Secretary Rice: Travel to East Asia and Russia, October 17-22, 2006

Secretary Rice meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing, China, October 20, 2006.
Secretary Rice Discusses Current Situation on the Korean Peninsula With Chinese Officials
Secretary Rice (Oct. 20):
"We’ve had a discussion of the current situation on the Korean peninsula and in the region. The DPRK’s announcement of a nuclear test was a serious provocation and it poses a threat to international peace and security, particularly the peace and security of East Asia."    (read more)

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Following their meeting, Secretary Rice and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso held a joint press conference in Tokyo at the Iikura Guest House.
Photos from Japan.
Secretary Rice meets with President Roh Moo-hyun at the Blue House in Seoul.
Photos from South Korea.
Secretary Rice shakes hands with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing, China, October 20, 2006.
Photos from China
Secretary Rice meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Dacha.
Photos from Russia

Secretary Rice traveled to Tokyo, Japan, Seoul,South Korea, Beijing, China and Moscow, Russia. She discussed implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1718, among other issues.

 Remarks made during the trip
--10/21/06  Interview with Novaya Gazeta Newpaper
--10/21/06  Remarks en Route Moscow, Russia
--10/21/06  Remarks with Chinese Foreign Minister Li
--10/20/06  Interview on CNN With Zain Verjee
--10/20/06  Roundtable with Traveling Press
--10/20/06  Interview with Jin Jung of KBS News
--10/19/06  Remarks with Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon
--10/19/06  Interview with Hideo Yanagisawa of NHK News
--10/19/06  Roundtable with Japanese Press
--10/18/06  Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso 
--10/17/06  Briefing  en Route Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
--10/16/06  Briefing on Upcoming Trip to Asia
--10/15/06  Interview on CBS Face the Nation
--10/15/06  Interview on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace
--10/17/06  Assistant Secretary Hill's Comments to Reporters in Tokyo, Japan
--10/17/06  Assistant Secretary Hill Speaking to Reporters at the Okura Hotel
--10/16/06  Assistant Secretary Hill Joint Press Event With Director General Kenichiro Sasae
--10/16/06  Assistant Secretary Hill Remarks After Arriving at Okura Hotel
--10/16/06  Assistant Secretary Hill Remarks at Narita Airport
--10/16/06  Assistant Secretary Hill Remarks to Japanese Media
--10/16/06  Assistant Secretary Hill Remarks to Japanese Media
--10/14/06  President Bush's Remarks on United Nations Security Council Resolution on North Korea

Information related to the trip
--10/14/06  The Adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1718
--10/14/06  UN Security Council Passes Resolution on North Korea


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