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Secretary Rice: Travel to Vietnam and Indonesia, November 14-21, 2006

SecretaryRice makes a speechat the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit at National Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam November 18, 2006.  [AP photo]
Secretary Rice Participates in APEC Summit, Visits Vietnam and Indonesia
Secretary Rice (Nov. 19): "...APEC is a grouping of probably the most dynamic economies in the world if you take them all together, spanning from the tip of South America all the way up to the tip of Northeast Asia. It's a remarkable grouping. ...And it would be, I think, very useful to have a free trade agreement of this Asia Pacific area but it's something that's going to take some work, and I think the ministers yesterday were interested in proceeding to do that work." (read more)

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Secretary Rice is joined by Singapore Foreign Minister George Yeo for a bilateral meeting during APEC 2006, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Photos from APEC 2006.

Secretary Rice traveled to Vietnam and Indonesia.

Secretary Rice led the U.S. delegation for the Ministerial Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) in Hanoi (November 15-16) and accompanied President Bush on his bilateral visits to Vietnam and Indonesia.

Remarks made during the trip
--11/20/06 Remarks by President Bush and President Yudhoyono of Indonesia
--11/20/06 Remarks by President Bush in Roundtable with Civil Leaders
--11/20/06 Remarks by the President to the Press Pool After Tour of Pasteur Institute
--11/20/06 Remarks by the President Upon Meeting With Business Leaders
--11/19/06 President Bush Meets with President Putin of Russia
--11/19/06 President Bush Attends Church Service in Vietnam
--11/19/06 President Bush Meets with President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China
--11/18/06 President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Abe of Japan and President Roh of the Republic of Korea
--11/18/06 President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Abe of Japan
--11/18/06 President's Radio Address
--11/17/06 President Bush Meets with President Nguyen Minh Triet of Vietnam
--11/17/06 President Bush Meets With Prime Minister Howard of Australia
--11/17/06 President Bush Meets with President Roh of the Republic of Korea
--11/16/06 Remarks by President Bush and Prime Minister Lee of Singapore in An Exchange of Toasts
--11/16/06 Remarks by the President at National Singapore University
--11/16/06 Remarks by President Bush and Prime Minister Lee of Singapore
--11/19/06 Interview With Peter Hartcher of the Sydney Morning Herald
--11/18/06 Remarks at the APEC CEO Summit
--11/17/06 Local Print Roundtable
--11/17/06 Interview With Maura Fogarty of CNBC Asia
--11/17/06 Remarks to the Travel Pool
--11/17/06 Statement on Passing of Milton Friedman
--11/16/06 Roundtable With Traveling Press
--11/14/06 Briefing En Route Hanoi, Vietnam
--11/08/06 Interview with Fifi Aleyda Yahya of Metro TV's Hari Ini (Metro Today of Indonesia)
--11/08/06 Interview with Derwin Pereira of the Singapore Straits Times
--11/08/06 Interview with Nguyen Thai Hung of the Vietnam News Agency
--11/13/06 APEC Preview by Senior Administration Officials
--11/09/06 Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Steve Hadley
--11/09/06 USTR Schwab's Roundtable on the APEC Ministerial and Summit Meetings

Information related to the trip
--White House Site on APEC 2006
--White House Site on the President's Trip to Southeast Asia
--Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC)
--11/19/06 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2006
--11/16/06 Working Together to Build More Hopeful Societies in the Asia-Pacific Region
--11/09/06 The United States and APEC Get Acrobat Reader PDF version
--11/03/06 APEC Food Defense Initiative
--11/20/06 Joint Statement Between the United States and the Republic of Indonesia
--11/17/06 Joint Statement Between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America
--10/23/06 President Bush to Attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Meeting in Vietnam and Travel to Singapore and Indonesia

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