For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 24, 2006
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan
Visit by Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
The President and Mrs. Bush will welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan to the White House on June 29, 2006. The U.S.-Japan alliance is an alliance based on common values and a common agenda. The President looks forward to continuing his close consultations with Prime Minister Koizumi on the war on terror, defending freedom and democracy, promoting regional security and prosperity in Asia, and enhancing closer cooperation on global economic issues.
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