Visit to Japan by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

April 12, 2011

  1. The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States, will visit Japan on Sunday, April 17.

  2. During her stay, Secretary Clinton will pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister Naoto Kan and hold a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeaki Matsumoto, among other events.

  3. Secretary Clinton has expressed at every occasion that the United States is willing to provide any assistance to Japan, including at the G8 Foreign Ministers Meeting held in Paris immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake. The Government of Japan heartily welcomes Secretary Clinton’s visit to Japan.
    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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