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Secretary Powell to Travel to Europe and Morocco

Press Statement
Richard Boucher, Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 29, 2004

Secretary Powell to Travel to Europe and Morocco

Secretary Colin Powell will go to Europe next week for multilateral and bilateral consultations. He will depart Washington December 6 and will return on December 11.

The Secretary will travel first to Sofia, Bulgaria, for an OSCE meeting. In Brussels he will attend meetings of the North Atlantic Council, the NATO-Russia Council, and the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council. He will also address an audience at the German-Marshall Fund's Transatlantic Center and hold bilateral meetings on the margins of his trip.

At The Hague the Secretary will attend the U.S.-European Union ministerial. In Rabat, he will co-chair the first meeting of the Forum for the Future, including sessions on Democracy, Participation, and Opportunity, and on Business and Civil Society Dialogue.

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