US assistant secretary to visit Japan, S.Korea

2012-10-24 06:38:52 GMT2012-10-24 14:38:52(Beijing Time)

The Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell will travel to Tokyo, and Seoul October 24-27, according to a statement posted on the U.S. State Department’s website Tuesday.

Before the Asian tour, Campbell will host Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai for the fourth U.S.-China Asia-Pacific Consultations in San Francisco on October 23.

Campbell will travel to Tokyo October 24 and will meet with Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Chikao Kawai and other senior officials October 25-26 to discuss bilateral issues and U.S.-Japan coordination on regional and global issues such as Myanmar, Iran, and Syria.

After Tokyo, he will continue to Seoul October 26-27 to meet with S.Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Kim Kyou-Hyun and other senior officials to continue close consultation and coordination on the broad range issues, including the DPRK, economic issues, and regional cooperation.

Editor: Mei Jingya
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