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For Immediate Release
Office of the Vice President
January 29, 2007

Vice President to Visit Japan, Australia and Guam

The Vice President will travel to Japan and Australia during the week of February 19. He will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister John Howard to discuss issues of mutual interest including Asian security and the global war on terror. The President has asked the Vice President to thank these two allies for their efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this regard, the Vice President will also thank the Japanese and Australian forces.

In addition, the Vice President will visit with U.S. troops stationed overseas in Guam.

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