The White House
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Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon to Travel to China and Japan
On July 22, 2012, National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon will travel to Beijing, China for meetings with senior Chinese officials, including State Councilor Dai Bingguo. Mr. Donilon will discuss the current and future state of U.S.-China relations and cooperation on regional and global challenges of mutual concern including nonproliferation, regional security in Asia and the Middle East, and global economic growth. Mr. Donilon will then travel to Tokyo for consultations with senior Japanese officials on U.S.-Japan security cooperation and other bilateral issues, as well as a range of regional and global challenges.