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Cablegate: Country Clearance Request: A/S Hill to Beijing,

VZCZCXYZ0011
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #6171 0462329
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 152326Z FEB 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING IMMEDIATE 0000
RUEHUL/AMEMBASSY SEOUL IMMEDIATE 0000
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO IMMEDIATE 0000
INFO RUEHMO/AMEMBASSY MOSCOW 0000

UNCLAS STATE 016171

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OTRA AMGT KNNP PREL MNUC KN CH JA
SUBJECT: COUNTRY CLEARANCE REQUEST: A/S HILL TO BEIJING,
SEOUL, TOKYO, FEBRUARY 18-21


1. Department requests country clearance for EAP Assistant
Secretary Christopher R. Hill and his delegation, listed in

SIPDIS
para 3, to travel to Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo from February
18-21 for discussions with officials in each capital in
advance of Secretary Rice's upcoming visit, including on
efforts to move the Six-Party Talks process forward.

2. Please arrange accommodations in Beijing, Seoul, and
Tokyo with beginning dates as indicated in para 3 for
individual travelers. Department requests posts to name
control officers and provide administrative support,
interpretation, and notetaking, as needed, for all meetings.
A/S Hill and delegation would appreciate airport courtesies
and transportation to the hotel. Please provide cell phones
and activate classified log-ons for all delegation members.
Department thanks post for its assistance.

3. Delegation Members and Itineraries:

To Beijing, February 18
-----------------------

Amb. Christopher R. Hill
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific
Affairs
PPN: 900493956
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Beijing via United Airlines UA 0897 at 3:20 p.m.;
departs February 19 at 9:20 p.m. via Korean Air KE 0854

Christopher Klein
Special Assistant to A/S Hill
PPN: 910051392
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Beijing via United Airlines UA 0897 at 3:20 p.m.;
departs February 19 at 9:20 p.m. via Korean Air KE 0854

Sung Y. Kim
Director, Office of Korean Affairs (EAP/K)
PPN: 900483224
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Beijing via United Airlines UA 0897 at 3:20 p.m.;
departs February 19 at 9:20 p.m. via Korean Air KE 0854

Paul T. Haenle
Director, Chinese Affairs, National Security Council
PPN: 910006711
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Beijing via United Airlines UA 0897 at 3:20 p.m.;
departs February 19 at 9:20 p.m. via Korean Air KE 0854


To Seoul, February 20
---------------------

Amb. Christopher R. Hill
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific
Affairs
PPN: 900493956
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Seoul Incheon International Airport at 12:10 a.m. via
Korean Air KE 0854; departs February 20 from Seoul Gimpo
International Airport 4:40 p.m. via Korean Air KE 6709

Christopher Klein
Special Assistant to A/S Hill
PPN: 910051392
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Seoul Incheon International Airport at 12:10 a.m. via
Korean Air KE 0854; departs February 20 from Seoul Gimpo
International Airport 4:40 p.m. via Korean Air KE 6709

Sung Y. Kim
Director, Office of Korean Affairs (EAP/K)
PPN: 900483224
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Seoul Incheon International Airport at 12:10 a.m. via
Korean Air KE 0854; departs February 20 from Seoul Gimpo
International Airport 4:40 p.m. via Korean Air KE 6709

Paul T. Haenle
Director, Chinese Affairs, National Security Council
PPN: 910006711
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Seoul Incheon International Airport at 12:10 a.m. via
Korean Air KE 0854; departs February 20 from Seoul Gimpo
International Airport 4:40 p.m. via Korean Air KE 6709


To Tokyo, February 20
---------------------

Amb. Christopher R. Hill
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific
Affairs
PPN: 900493956
Clearance: TS/SCI
Korean Air KE 6709
Arrives Tokyo Haneda via Korean Air KE 6709 at 6:45 p.m.;
departs February 21 from Tokyo Narita at 5:50 p.m. via United
Airlines UA 0890 for Los Angeles

Christopher Klein
Special Assistant to A/S Hill
PPN: 910051392
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Tokyo Haneda via Korean Air KE 6709 at 6:45 p.m.;
departs February 21 from Tokyo Narita at 5:50 p.m. via United
Airlines UA 0890 for Los Angeles

Sung Y. Kim
Director, Office of Korean Affairs (EAP/K)
PPN: 900483224
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Tokyo Haneda via Korean Air KE 6709 at 6:45 p.m.;
departs February 21 from Tokyo Narita at 4:25 p.m. via United
Airlines UA 0804 for Washington Dulles

Paul T. Haenle
Director, Chinese Affairs, National Security Council
PPN: 910006711
Clearance: TS/SCI
Arrives Tokyo Haneda via Korean Air KE 6709 at 6:45 p.m.;
departs February 21 from Tokyo Narita at 4:25 p.m. via United
Airlines UA 0804 for Washington Dulles
RICE

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