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Bush Will Attend Special Summit of the Americas

U.S. President Bush Will Attend Special Summit of the Americas

Hemispheric leaders to convene in Monterrey, Mexico, January 12-13

President Bush will travel to Monterrey, Mexico, on January 12-13, 2004, to attend the Special Summit of the Americas, according to a statement issued December 19 by the White House.

Following is the text of the White House statement:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
December 19, 2003

STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY

President to Attend Special Summit of the Americas

The President will travel to Monterrey, Mexico, on January 12-13, 2004, for the Special Summit of the Americas. The Special Summit will provide an opportunity for the democratically elected leaders of the hemisphere to meet together to discuss our shared interests in strengthening democracy and promoting prosperity and development throughout the hemisphere. The President's trip to Mexico will also afford him the opportunity to discuss bilateral and regional priorities with hemispheric partners.


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