Secretary of State Kerry to visit Asia

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 01:12

Washington: Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Asia next week to discuss US-Japan security issues, trade and other issues important in the region.

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said today that Kerry will be in Tokyo on October 2 and 3 with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel for talks about strengthening the US-Japan alliance.

On October 4, Kerry will travel on to Bali, Indonesia, to lead the State Department`s delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ministerial meeting and join President Barack Obama for APEC-related meetings.
APEC is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region.

PTI



First Published: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 01:12

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