Press Releases: Secretary of State Tillerson To Travel to Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing

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Press Statement

Mark C. Toner
Acting Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 7, 2017


U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and China March 15-19, his first visit as Secretary to the East Asia and Pacific region. In each country, Secretary Tillerson will meet with senior officials to discuss bilateral and multilateral issues, including strategic coordination to address the advancing nuclear and missile threat from the DPRK, and reaffirm the Administration’s commitment to further broaden and enhance U.S. economic and security interests in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Secretary will arrive in Tokyo on March 15, continue on to Seoul on March 17, and travel to Beijing on March 18.

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