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Bush: Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan to visit

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Another official visit on the schedule....

STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY

Official Visit of

The President and Mrs. Bush will welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan to the White House on June 29, 2006. The U.S.-Japan alliance is an alliance based on common values and a common agenda. The President looks forward to continuing his close consultations with Prime Minister Koizumi on the war on terror, defending freedom and democracy, promoting regional security and prosperity in Asia, and enhancing closer cooperation on global economic issues.


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"The President looks forward to continuing his close consultations with Prime Minister Koizumi"

The President can't be looking too far forward because Mr. Koizumi's term expires in September. I guess birds of a feather -- in this case, Lame Ducks -- do flock together.

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