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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 4, 2006

Presidential Delegation to Tokyo, Japan to Attend Funeral for Mr. Ryutaro Hashimoto, Former Prime Minister

President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Tokyo, Japan to attend the funeral for the late Mr. Ryutaro Hashimoto, former Prime Minister, on August 8, 2006.

The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, former Secretary of Transportation, will lead the delegation.

Member of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable John Thomas Schieffer, United States Ambassador to Japan


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