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Presidential Visit

President and Mrs. Bush to Travel to the Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Thailand, and People's Republic of China

President George W. Bush

President George W. Bush

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release 
July 3, 2008

The President and Mrs. Bush will travel to the Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Thailand, and People’s Republic of China in August.

In South Korea, President Bush and President Lee will discuss regional and global security issues as well as their commitment to getting their respective legislatures to ratify the U.S.-Korea free trade agreement, which will bring important benefits to workers, farmers, ranchers, and entrepreneurs in both the United States and Korea.  The President will then travel to Thailand to celebrate 175 years of the U.S.-Thailand relationship and to discuss issues bilateral and regional issues with Prime Minister Samak.  In China, the President looks forward to seeing President Hu and other senior Chinese leaders for discussions on a wide range of issues including the way ahead on North Korean denuclearization. The President and Mrs. Bush will attend the Opening Ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games on August 8.