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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 17, 2005

President to Attend APEC Meeting in Korea, Additional Travel to Japan, China, and Mongolia

President Bush will travel to Busan, Republic of Korea to attend the 13th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Meeting on November 18-19. At APEC, the President will continue his dialogue with APEC Leaders on ways to promote free trade and economic growth, and deepen regional security cooperation. The President will meet with President Roh Moo-Hyun in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea on November 17, and hold bilateral meetings with other leaders while at APEC.

On November 15, President Bush will visit Kyoto, Japan. He will meet with Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on November 16. Following the APEC meetings in the Republic of Korea, the President will travel to Beijing, China on November 19 at the invitation of President Hu Jintao and to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to meet with President Enkhbayar on November 21.

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